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37.071 (BF582)

Grey Rush Case-bearer   

Coleophora glaucicolella
Adult: 4
Larval Case: 4
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light

Life cycle

Larvae present September-June, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Many rush (Juncus) species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at the Corsemalzie House Hotel, near Mochrum, Wigtownshire, on 27th June 1988 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on Auchencairn Bay during 2004.

14 record(s) from 9 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1988 2019 2019

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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