37.015 .... B&F 0493
Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Status .....Common and sometimes abundant throughout Nottinghamshire, in a range of habitats. At Sherwood Forest, the distinctive larval cases can be found on virtually every single Birch. One of our most common Coleophoras.
Adult reared ex-larva, photographed June 2008
Larval cases photographed on Aldaer (Alnus sp) Warsop Main Pit Top May 2021
Larval cases photographed on Birch (Betula pendula) Red Hill near Eakring April 2005.
Larval cases photographed on Elm (Ulmus) Market Warsop October 2014.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coleophora serratella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Lound Moth Group. Stephen Palmer. Martin Gray. Tom Shields. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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