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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Alder, Hazel, Birch and Hornbeam.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded200419042005
Year last recorded200420132005
Number of records161
Number of individuals241
Unique positions151
Unique locations151
Adult records030
Immature records131

For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1904.


0512 Coleophora binderella 03 larva
© Andy Nunn
0512 Coleophora binderella 02 case on Alnus
© Dave Shenton
0512 Coleophora binderella 01
© Charlie Streets, May 12th 2011.

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