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37.087 [B&F: 0572] Coleophora vestianella (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) in parts of England and Scotland, including the Breckland district of East Anglia and the Lancashire sand-hills, and recently found in the Isles of Scilly, Bedfordshire, north Lincolnshire, south-west Yorkshire, the Firth of Forth and Shetland; the most local and least common of the coleophorids that feed on Chenopodiaceae (MBGBI Vol 3). Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1935 and never in Hampshire. Wingspan 12-14.5 mm. Larva feeds on seeds of Common Orache, living within a movable case. Case indistinguishable from those of C. saxicolella, C. sternipennella and C. vestianella.

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