Coleophoridae
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Immature stages

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Coleophora solitariella
Southern Stitchwort Case-bearer

Zeller, 1849525 / 37.100
=Ochreous Case-bearer

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Found in shady places such as hedgerows and open woodland.
Adult moths seldom seem.
Larvae mine leaves of foodplant, living and feeding in a movable case.

[MBGBI vol3 p285]

Verification Grade Comment: Case: Photo of mouth angle and keel, otherwise C4

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/05/2024128TL99Thompson
08/05/2024128TL99Wayland Wood
06/05/2024327TM19Ashwellthorpe
05/05/2024+27TM19Ashwellthorpe
29/04/2024128TL99Rockland All Saints
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   Greater Stitchwort and Sea Campion
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
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