Coleophora amethystinella

Tare Case-bearer


Species Codes

B&F 520 RES 37.047

Other Names

Coast Green Case-bearer

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Species Account

New to Kent in May 2023. With a second individual in June at the same location. Both taken at light in Cliftonville and confirmed by dissection

Record Verification

Grade 3 adults are hard to separate from other species, so photos showing all critical ID features will be required, or in some cases a voucher specimen (seek advice before releasing the moth).

Grade C2 the case can be confused with others, so requires a good quality photo (or specimen) of the case & plant/pabulum.

Distribution Map

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Reporting Rate

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