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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Larch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20141883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420102014
Number of records892237
Number of individuals727965118
Unique positions691835
Unique locations491934
Adult records051316
Immature records83710

For the county, we have a total of 49 records from 39 sites. First recorded in 1883.


0526 Coleophora laricella 04 larva
© Andy Nunn
0526 Coleophora laricella 03 larval case on larch
© Andy Nunn
0526 Coleophora laricella 02 larval case
© Derek Parkinson
0526 Coleophora laricella 01 larval case
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common among larch throughout all five vice-counties.

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