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37.068 (BF586)

Saltern-rush Case-bearer   

Coleophora adjunctella
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-May, adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

Saltmarsh Rush, Juncus gerardii, on the seeds.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Airyolland Lodge on Luce Bay, Wigtownshire, on 3rd July 2011, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Glencaple on 27th June 2014 during the Scottish Entomologists’ gathering and determined by dissection later.

6 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2011 2022
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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