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Coleophora fuscocuprella
Hazel Case-bearer

Herrich-Schäffer, 1855503 / 37.020

Rare resident in ancient woodland.

Corylus avellana and Betula spp. with larva mining leaves from August to October in a squat, brown, pistol-shaped case made from leaf fragments.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) 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 1887.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c. 7.5-10mm
Flight: May / June
Foodplant:   Hazel and birch
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/20182VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
17/10/20091VC40 - ShropshireSO77 -
20/06/20092VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
27/09/2006+VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
12/10/1996+VC37 - WorcestershireSO86 -
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