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Coleophora taeniipennella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

(Small Rush Case-bearer)
37.0740 (B&F: 581)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Coleophoridae
   »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini


Coleophora galactaula Meyrick, 1928
Coleophora alticolella sensu auctt. nec Zeller, 1849

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Said to be widely distributed and abundant in damp places in Victorian times, nothing further has been seen of this species although it is probably overlooked (Pratt, 2011).

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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