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37.028 (BF510)

Least Case-bearer   

Coleophora juncicolella
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Will fly by day.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-April, adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

Heathers, Calluna and Erica spp


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Wigtownshire by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found in a car at Castle Douglas on 7th June 2000 (there is a possibility it was transported from near Dalry), with the Dumfriesshire first occurring in 2015.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1961 2000 2015
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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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