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Coleophora flavipennella
Tipped Oak Case-bearer (Duponchel, 1843)
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Reared from larva and dissected.

Similar West Midlands Species
Common Case-bearer
Coleophora serratella
Common Oak Case-bearer
Coleophora lutipennella
Wingspan: 11-13mm
Flight: July / Aug
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4

Common resident.

Quercus spp. with larva feeding in a similar manner to that of C. lutipennella.

Verification Grade Comment: Case: C2 for initial mine from which case excised

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and gen. det. of bred moth is required.

Recorded in 46 (33%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1938.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020136SO24 - Hay, Brilley & Cusop
24/07/2020136SO75 - Bringsty & Broadwas
17/07/2020236SO36 - Titley & Birtley
16/07/2020240SJ51 - Shrewsbury/Haughmond Hill
16/07/2020136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
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