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National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time:


Foodplant: Ribbed Melilot, Tall Melilot.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831982198620132011
Year last recorded20142013201420132013
Number of records1891512
Number of individuals17231722
Unique positions871212
Unique locations861112
Adult records1891412
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 45 records from 28 sites. First recorded in 1982.


0516 Coleophora trifolii 03
© Andy Nunn
0516 Coleophora trifolii 02
© Damian Money
0516 Coleophora trifolii 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, July 1989 det. HEB (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 69, 2013: Reasonably well recorded in the vice-counties 61 to 63 but to the north and west there is only a single previous occurrence in VC65.
VC64. Staveley NR, two 13.7.2013 (TAB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 9.7.2013 (CHF).

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