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Coleophora alcyonipennella
Clover Case-bearer
Coleophora deauratella
Red-clover Case-bearer
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Coleophora mayrella
Meadow Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1813)518 / 37.048
Norfolk status
Adults have a greenish metallic sheen and fly during the day as well as after dark.
Easiest of the metallic green Coleophora
species to determine, with its black and white ringed antennae.
Grassland, roadside verges and wasteland where foodplant found.

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, antennal features must be clearly visible

Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and the bred moth is required.

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/07/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
06/07/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
05/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   White clover.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C3
 Immature Adult
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