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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Hemp-agrimony, Common Fleabane and Ploughman's-spikenard.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded195018591904
Year last recorded201218681904
Number of records221
Number of individuals100
Unique positions221
Unique locations221
Adult records221
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1859.


37.103 Coleophora follicularis 01 larval case on Eupatorium
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species and C. trochilella (Duponchel) have been confused, the records below pre-date their separation in the British literature and confirmation is required.

VC61. Spurn, five cases on thistle (Carduus) in June 1950 (Michaelis, 1952).
VC62. York (Stainton, 1859b); Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC63. Wadworth, on fleabane by HHC (Porritt, 1904).

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