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National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:


Foodplant: Greater Stitchwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18681883
Year last recorded18681883
Number of records14
Number of individuals00
Unique positions14
Unique locations13
Adult records14
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1868.


37.100 Coleophora solitariella 02 reared ex case on Stellaria
© Dave Shenton
37.100 Coleophora solitariella 01 larval case on Stitchwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC64. Harrogate; Ripon by JS; York by TWi (Porritt, 1883-86).

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