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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Blackthorn, also Wild Cherry, Hawthorn, Apple, Pear and Rowan.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1999186818831883
Year last recorded2013199520131883
Number of records3391
Number of individuals22110
Unique positions3281
Unique locations3281
Adult records3391
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 16 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 1868.


37.049 Coleophora anatipennella 02 larval feeding signs
© Dave Shenton
37.049 Coleophora anatipennella 01 larval case on Prunus
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002: The following are the first County records since the early years of the twentieth century.
VC62. Appletree Village, York, 5.7.1989, 21.7.1995 det. HEB (MRB).
VC63. Denaby Ings, 14.7.1979 (HEB); Rossington, 2.7.1999 (RIH).

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