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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Mugwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20081983
Year last recorded20102014
Number of records29
Number of individuals29
Unique positions29
Unique locations29
Adult records23
Immature records06

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 11 sites. First recorded in 1983.


37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella 04 larval case on mugwort
© Andy Nunn
37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella 03 feeding signs on mugwort
© Andy Nunn
37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella 02 larval case on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton
37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella 01 larval case on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Denaby Ings, cases fairly common on seeds of mugwort in September 1983, moths reared July 1984; Ardsley, larval cases 20.9.1985 (HEB); Old Rossington, 25.7.1985 one at MV light det. HEB (RIH).

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