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Coleophora versurella
Pale Orache Case-bearer

Zeller, 1849568 / 37.086
Norfolk status
Salt marshes, waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.

The adults are similar to several other species and are only identified by reference to the genitalia. Larval cases are also indistinguishable.

Prior to being placed on the British list in 1959, it was grouped with all the other orache and goosefoot feeding Coleophora named C. laripennella.

[MBGBI vol3 p308]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2001.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Coleophora versurella - Mundford - Slide 1643 (J Clifton)
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Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
05/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
02/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 11-15mm
Flight: June to September
Foodplant:   Orache and Goosefoot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
 Immature Adult
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