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Coleophora salicorniae
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Coleophora clypeiferella
Body-marked Case-bearer

Hofmann, 1871589 / 37.107
Norfolk status
Waste ground, poor grassland and arable fields with root crops where foodplant found.

Distinguished from all otherwise similar species, by the unusual sclerotised plate on the tip of the abdomen containing small spines, which it is believed is used to help break out of the pupal cocoon.

[MBGBI vol3 p331]

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, 1st abdominal segment feature must be clearly visible, otherwise 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Recorded in 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
31/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/07/2021428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/07/2021128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-15.5mm.
Flight: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   Floret of fat-hen
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
 Immature Adult

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