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Coleophora albidella
Sallow Pistol Case-bearer
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Coleophora anatipennella
Pistol Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1796)533 / 37.049

Norfolk status
Local.
Occurs wherever its foodplant grows, most plentiful amongst Blackthorn scrub near the coast.

The 'Pistol Case-bearers' are so named from the resemblance of their larval cases to an old flintlock pistol.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 29 (39%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/05/2024128TL99Thompson
18/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
12/05/2024128TF73Sedgeford
10/07/2023127TG04Glandford
09/07/2023127TG02Hindolveston
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Apple and others...
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
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