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Coleophora limoniella
Silver-streaked Case-bearer

(Stainton, 1884)488 / 37.003
=Goniodoma limoniella
Norfolk status
Day flying species.
Coastal habitats where the foodplant, Common Sea-lavender (Limonium vulgare) is present.
Larva feeds in flowers and seeds forming a case in an eaten-out husk.

A couple of unusual inland records of suspected wanderers, blown off course!

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Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2021+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/07/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
17/07/20201528TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 10-11mm.
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Common Sea-lavender
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
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