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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Common Bird's-foot Trefoil and Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831859188320032011
Year last recorded20102013201320142014
Number of records13618143
Number of individuals13536253
Unique positions741353
Unique locations741453
Adult records1006143
Immature records231000

For the county, we have a total of 54 records from 33 sites. First recorded in 1859.


37.044 Coleophora discordella 01 case
© Derek Parkinson

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and locally common in vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded from VC65.

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