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Coleophora striatipennella
Hedge Case-bearer Nylander, 1848
Coleophoridae
553 / 37.099
Photo © Dave Appleton,  15/06/11 Bawdeswell. Gen. Det. J Clifton.

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-13mm
Flight: mid-May to mid-August
Foodplant:   Lesser Stitchwort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Frequents damp woodland, marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.

Requires gen det to rule out other similar looking Coleophora. In Norfolk at least, C. peribenanderi is being confused in the adult stages.

[MBGBI vol3 p289]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 31 (42%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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