Coleophoridae
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Immature stages

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Coleophora clypeiferella
Fat Hen Case-bearer
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Coleophora salicorniae
Glasswort Case-bearer

Heinemann & Wocke, 1876588 / 37.108

Norfolk status
Local.
The adult moth can be identified on patterning, primarily a discal spot, and often other smaller spots.
If any doubt then dissection required.

Larva living and feeding in a movable case, spends the winter in a silken tube buried in mud.

[MBGBI vol3 p330]

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If photo, stigma on forewing must be clearly visible and 1st abdominal segment shown to lack C. clypeiferella feature. Case: Feeds in case for only a few days

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

Recorded in 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1971.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
22/08/2023128TF74Holme NNR
17/08/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
09/08/2023327TG04Cley next the Sea
04/08/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
03/08/2023327TG04Cley next the Sea
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Glasswort
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C2
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