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Coleophora otidipennella
Wood-rush Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1817)578 / 37.072

Norfolk status
Grassland, woodland rides, heathland and meadows.
Easily disturbed during the day. Scattered recent records including the Brecks, Hoveton and Crostwight Heath.

[MBGBI vol3 p318]

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 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Crostwight Common, Norfolk. Slide 1743. Leg M ACourt, Det J Clifton.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/05/2023+27TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
14/05/2023128TF83North Creake
20/05/2021128TF92North Elmham
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: April to early June
Foodplant:   Field Wood-rush
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
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