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Coleophora saturatella
Broom Case-bearer Stainton, 1850
545 / 37.042
Photo © Patrick Clement,  Dungeness, Kent. Gen Det, male. Jujy 17th 2017.

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Petty-whin Case-bearer
Coleophora genistae
Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: June - Aug.
Foodplant:   Broom, Dyer's Greenweed and Petty Whin
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2

Rare local resident.

Cytisus scoparius, Genista tinctoria, with larva mining the leaves from September to June, in a broad, flat, herring-bone patterned case made from pieces of leaf.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1908.
Last Recorded in 2004.
(Data up to end 2019)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2004137SP18 - Birmingham-Hall Green
27/07/1997339SO88 - Highgate Common/Kinver
1997139SO88 - Highgate Common/Kinver
1996139SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
01/07/1984436SO73 - Ledbury & Eastnor
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