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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Sea-purslane, Annual Sea-blite, Glasswort and Grass-leaved Orache.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1997
Year last recorded2014
Number of records47
Number of individuals164
Unique positions4
Unique locations5
Adult records47
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 47 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1997.


37.088 Coleophora atriplicis 02 gen. det.
© Andy Nunn
37.088 Coleophora atriplicis 01 case on Suaeda maritima
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 5 & 6.7.1997 det. HEB (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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