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Coleophora currucipennella
Wood Pistol Case-bearer Zeller, 1839
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Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Hazel, Hornbeam and Oak
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Status
Rare.
Woodland containing Oak and Hornbeam.
Lives and feeds in a movable pistol-case.

Old VC27 records and a specimen at Dersingham Bog in 2003 (J. Clifton)

[MBGBI vol3 p264]

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

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

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2003.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
11/06/2003128TF62Dersingham Bog
1899+27TM28Denton
1874+27TG31Ranworth
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