Prev | Next  
Photo © Dave Appleton,  05/07/2020 - David Norgate - Dereham (Gen. Det. Female - D. Appleton)

Upload a Photo
Coleophora conspicuella
Knapweed Case-bearer

Zeller, 1849539 / 37.058
Norfolk status

New for Norfolk in 2020 when a large female moth with wingspan of 21mm, well outside of the stated size range, was caught in a Dereham garden by David Norgate (05/07/2020, Gen. Det. Female - D. Appleton)

One of three very similar rare Coleophora that differ in size (wingspan):
C. vibicigerella 10.5-14mm (37.057 BF540)
C. conspicuella 13-17.5mm (37.058 BF539)
C. vibicella 17-22mm (37.059 BF538)

Size is not always accurate for determination, gen. det. required.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Coleophora pyrrhulipennella  |  Coleophora lixella >

05-07-2020 - David Norgate - Dereham Gen. Det. Female - D. Appleton - Dave Appleton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
Express Record Coleophora conspicuella
We need your records!
Do you have records of Coleophora conspicuella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2021

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 13 - 17.5mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed
Nat Status: pRDB
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  (3)  Case: C2
 Immature Adult

Photos Required | T-shirts | Data Policy | Cookies Policy
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy