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37.048 (BF518)

Meadow Case-bearer   

Coleophora mayrella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Flies by day.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, adults fly June-July.

Larval foodplants

White Clover.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 27th July 2005, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Caerlaverock SSSI on 27th June 2014 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering.

28 record(s) from 5 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2022
37.048 Coleophora Mayrella
37.048 Coleophora Mayrella

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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