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Coleophora discordella
Lotus Case-bearer

Zeller, 184937.044/547
Norfolk status
Wide range of habitats including rough grassland, open downland, woodland rides and clearings, also marshes.
Adult flies on warm sunny afternoons.
Larva builds a pistol-like case from silk and excised pieces of leaf.

[MBGBI vol3 p258]

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2018327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/09/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/07/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/06/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
11/06/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 11-13 mm.
Season: July
Foodplant:   Bird's-foot trefoil
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C1
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