Coleophora sternipennella

Goosefoot Case-bearer


Species Codes

B&F 566 RES 37.084

Other Names

Speckled Case-bearer

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Record Verification

Grade 4 adults require dissection to separate from other similar species.

Grade C4 the case can be confused with others, so a good quality photo or specimen of the case & plant/pabulum, as well as the bred moth, is required. The moth will need dissection.

Distribution Map

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