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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:

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Thistles, Burdock.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19522010198419892001
Year last recorded20142012201420132014
Number of records1472381512
Number of individuals2052332413
Unique positions1111966
Unique locations1211865
Adult records1442281511
Immature records301000

For the county, we have a total of 214 records from 42 sites. First recorded in 1952.


37. Coleophora peribenanderi 05 larval case on creeping thistle
© Andy Nunn
37.093 Coleophora peribenanderi 04 larval case
© Andy Nunn
37.093 Coleophora peribenanderi 03 larval case
© Andy Nunn
37.093 Coleophora peribenanderi 02 larval case on Cirsium
© Dave Shenton
37.093 Coleophora peribenanderi 01
© Charles Fletcher, 5 Jul 2003

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Cawood, June 1989 det. HEB (JP). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 23.6.2001, 15.7.2002, 5.7.2003 det. HEB (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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