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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Aug.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: White Clover.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19971982200220042002
Year last recorded20141982201420112011
Number of records10511362
Number of individuals14411162
Unique positions61641
Unique locations61641
Adult records10511362
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 127 records from 18 sites. First recorded in 1982.


37.035 Coleophora alcyonipennella 02 gen. det.
© Andy Nunn
37.035 Coleophora alcyonipennella 01
© Ian Marshall, 12 Aug 2020

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 18.8.1996 (RIH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC64. Studley Royal, May 2004 det. HEB (D&DB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 16.5.2002 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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