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Coleophora anatipennella
Pistol Case-bearer
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Coleophora albidella
White Sallow Case-bearer

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)532 / 37.050
Norfolk status
Wet or marshy areas, damp woodland and fixed dunes.
Larva builds a 'pistol case' from silk and fragments of leaf and frass. The sides of the case are usually adorned with hairs from the leaf surface.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 24 (32%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Coleophora albidella (M) Winterton Dunes specimen. Aug 2008 - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
17/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
30/06/2020+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/06/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
19/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Creeping willow, Eared willow, Grey willow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
 Immature Adult

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