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Coleophora inulae
Fleabane Case-bearer

Wocke, [1876]554 / 37.098
Norfolk status
A scarce and very local species, in recent years known from south-east Hampshire, West Sussex and Herefordshire.

Like many of the Coleophora, adults are virtually impossible to identify without dissection.

This species has a two-year lifecycle, appearing alternate years.

New for Norfolk in 2020 when an adult moth was trapped at Litcham (K. Kerr, 21/07/2020, Gen. Det. Male)

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.
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21-07-2020 - Litcham - Male - Gen. Det. K. Kerr - Keith Kerr
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Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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Wingspan: 13-16.5mm
Flight: June - July (two-year lifecycle, appearing alternate years)
Foodplant:   Ploughman's-spikenard, Common Fleabane
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
 Immature Adult

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