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

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)532 / 37.050
=White Sallow Case-bearer

Norfolk status
Wet or marshy areas, damp woodland and fixed dunes.

Larvae build a 'pistol case' from silk and fragments of leaf and frass. The sides of the case are usually adorned with hairs from the leaf surface.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 26 (35%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Coleophora albidella (M) Winterton Dunes specimen. Aug 2008 - J Clifton
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
13/07/2023128TF92Great Ryburgh
10/07/2023128TF92North Elmham
01/07/2023128TF92North Elmham
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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Creeping willow, Eared willow, Grey willow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
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