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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Mugwort, Ox-eye Daisy, Tansy, Wormwood and Yarrow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded195020021986
Year last recorded201420022012
Number of records12112
Number of individuals16114
Unique positions213
Unique locations313
Adult records11111
Immature records101

For the county, we have a total of 25 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1950.


37.095 Coleophora trochilella 01 larval case on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Similar species: 0555 Coleophora follicularis.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC62. Layerthorpe, York, 29.7.2002, det. HEB (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 56, 2008:
VC61. Spurn NNR, three 25.7-16.8.2008 gen. det. (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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