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Coleophora albicosta
Gorse Case-bearer

(Haworth, 1828)544 / 37.063
Norfolk status
Rough grassland and heathland where foodplant found.
Characteristic whitish streak along the costa (re scientific name)
Flying by day, but also sometimes coming to light.
Larva feeds within seedpods of Gorse, living and feeding in a movable case.

[MBGBI vol3 p281]

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/06/2019327TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
01/06/2019328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/05/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
31/05/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Season: mid-May to mid-July
Foodplant:   Gorse
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C1
 Immature Adult
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