37.073 .... B&F 0584
Coleophora alticolella (Zeller, 1849)
Status .....Very common and often abundant, being found in most wetland habitats throughout Nottinghamshire. There are several other Coleophoras, producing visually identical larval cases and the adults cannot safely be identified from photographs, or even by association with the larval foodplant.
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Larval case photographed on Juncus effusus, Budby South Forest October 2011
Larval cases photographed on Juncus effusus, Clipstone Old Quarter September 2009
Larval cases photographed on Juncus inflexus, Eakring Meadows March 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coleophora alticolella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Martin Gray.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2019

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