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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn, Apple, Wild Cherry, Rowan.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2005198119832006
Year last recorded2005200620102013
Number of records1332
Number of individuals1243
Unique positions1331
Unique locations1321
Adult records1332
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1981.


37.019 Coleophora trigeminella 01 larva
© Andy Nunn

Species Account

Similar species: Very similar to C. adjectella and 0497 C. badiipennella.

Argus 50, 2005:
VC62. Clifton Backies, 2.7.2005 det. HEB (JA, JCW, EDC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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