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Coleophora maritimella Newman, 1873

(Sea-rush Case-bearer)
37.0780 (B&F: 585)

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

Synonym(s):

Coleophora obtusella Stainton, 1874

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Listed as a rarity on the coast near Brighton in Victorian times, the only subsequent sighting was of larval feeding signs on the seeds of sea rush at Fishbourne in November 2002 (Pratt, 2011).

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