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Coleophora kuehnella
Cloaked Case-bearer

(Goeze, 1783)537 / 37.051
=White Oak Case-bearer

Norfolk status
Oak woodland preferring margins and rides with plenty of sunshine.
Mainly nocturnal.
Larva feeds on Oak, living and feeding in a movable pistol-case.

[MBGBI vol3 p268]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 24 (32%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
12/07/2023127TG32Honing / Crostwight Common
28/06/2023128TF92North Elmham
25/06/2023128TF83North Creake
25/06/2023128TF92North Elmham
24/06/2023128TF92North Elmham
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Wingspan: 14-17mm
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
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