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Immature stages

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Coleophora gryphipennella
Rose Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1796)491 / 37.006

Common resident in woodlands and hedgerows.

Rosa spp. with larva mining the leaves in a tubular bivalved case from September to May.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 68 (49%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10 -13mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Rose
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90 -
17/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
12/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
30/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
07/06/20202VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
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