Coleophoridae
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Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Case and feeding signs on Petty Whin. Monkwood Green VC37. 2012

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Coleophora genistae
Petty-whin Case-bearer

Stainton, 1857546 / 37.041

Uncommon local resident of wet commons.

Genista anglica with larva mining the leaves from September to May, in a small, flat, herring-bone pattern case made from leaf fragments.

Two colonies lost in recent years in Worcestershire. It is likely now extinct in the county.

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 1872.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Petty Whin
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20156VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
12/07/20131VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
19/05/201352VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
25/05/20127VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
May 1990+VC37 - WorcestershireSO73 -
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