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Coleophora vestianella
Eastern Case-bearer

(Linnaeus, 1758)572 / 37.087
Norfolk status
Formerly restricted to the Breck district of East Anglia.

Confirmed West Norfolk records from Dersingham in 2012 & 2014 and recently from Methwold, Weeting, North Elmham and Flitcham.

The first British record is of 3 specimens taken at East Wretham, Norfolk by Bishop Whittingham in June 1933.

Suffolk Breck records from Santon Downham (B. Palmer, 1987-9) and Lakenheath, Tuddenham and Mildenhall (R. Uffen, 1980's)

[MBGBI vol3 p311]

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 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
22/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 11-16mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Orache and Goosefoot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
 Immature Adult
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