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37.069 (BF587)

Buff Rush Case-bearer   

Coleophora caespititiella
Adult: 4
Larval Case: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to lighth.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, adults May-July.

Larval foodplants

Flowers of many rush (Juncus) species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kippford, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 16th June 2006.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2020

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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