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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Rose spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19601883188319741883
Year last recorded20142014201420152006
Number of records1094492
Number of individuals71845101
Unique positions793492
Unique locations893392
Adult records40121
Immature records674170

For the county, we have a total of 74 records from 61 sites. First recorded in 1883.


37.006 Coleophora gryphipennella 03 larval case on dog rose
© Andy Nunn
37.006 Coleophora gryphipennella 02 larval case
© Dave Shenton
37.006 Coleophora gryphipennella 01 larval case
© Charles Fletcher, 9 Oct 2005

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common in all five vice-counties.

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