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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:


Foodplant: Birch, Alder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20141883200920121883
Year last recorded20141997200920121883
Number of records12111
Number of individuals10110
Unique positions12111
Unique locations12111
Adult records01110
Immature records10000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1883.


0511 Coleophora orbitella 02 larval case on birch
© Andy Nunn
0511 Coleophora orbitella 01 larva (conf. gen. det. adult HEB)
© Andy Nunn

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly distributed in vice-counties 62 to 65.

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