37.106 .... B&F 0560
Coleophora paripennella (Zeller, 1839)
Status .....Probably widespread around Nottinghamshire, occurring where Knapweed (Centaurea) grows. Larval cases and occasionally adults, can be found on the hostplant, even where these are quite isolated.
Adult reared ex-larva, photographed May 2008
Larval case photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023
Larval case photographed near Market Warsop, May 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coleophora paripennella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton.

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Updated September 2023

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