Coleophoridae
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Photo © James Lowen,  New Costessey 09/08/2023

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Coleophora deauratella
Purple-shot Case-bearer

Lienig & Zeller, 1846519 / 37.046
=Red-clover Case-bearer

Norfolk status
One of the four similar metallic bronzy green Coleophora species.
Grassy places where foodplant grows.
Flies in sunshine, mainly before noon.
Leaf-mine: July - September (then overwintering)

Antennae dark with a white tip, not ringed, the base is clothed with projecting bronze scales.

The species was only separated from C. frischella in 1976.

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 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
23/08/2023128TF92Brisley
09/08/2023127TG11Costessey
28/07/2023128TF72Flitcham
27/07/2023128TF63Snettisham
18/07/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
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Wingspan: 10.5 - 12.5 mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Red clover
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C3
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