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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Yarrow, Sneeze-wort.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19972011199420112011
Year last recorded20142013201420112011
Number of records2722611
Number of individuals3789925
Unique positions821811
Unique locations721811
Adult records261711
Immature records111900

For the county, we have a total of 57 records from 29 sites. First recorded in 1994.
 

Photos


0563 Coleophora argentula 03 larval case on yarrow
© Andy Nunn
0563 Coleophora argentula 02 larval case on yarrow
© Andy Nunn
0563 Coleophora argentula 01 case on yarrow
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 21& 23.7.1997 det. HEB (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Denaby Ings, cases on Yarrow seeds, 30.10.1994 (HEB); Rossington, 13.7.1996, 30.7.2000 (RIH); Manvers site, Bolton-on-Dearne; Manvers Park, Wath-on-Dearne, cases on Yarrow seeds 15.9.1997, moths reared 15.7.1998 (HEB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
 

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