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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Dungeness, Kent. Gen Det, male. Jujy 17th 2017.

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Coleophora genistae
Petty-whin Case-bearer
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Coleophora saturatella
Broom Case-bearer

Stainton, 1850545 / 37.042

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.

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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)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: June - Aug.
Foodplant:   Broom, Dyer's Greenweed and Petty Whin
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/20041VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
27/07/19973VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
19971VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
19961VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
01/07/19844VC36 - HerefordshireSO73
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