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Coleophora tamesis
Jointed-rush Case-bearer

Waters, 1929583 / 37.070

Locally common in damp habitats.

Juncus articulatus with larva feeding on the seed capsules in September, in a case formed in a similar way to C. taenipennella, but the silk part of the case is larger and mud-brown in colour.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 16 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1993.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
25/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
24/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
23/06/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
28/06/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
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