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37.055 (BF541)

Ling Case-bearer   

Coleophora pyrrhulipennella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Easily disturbed by day.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-May; adults fly May-August.

Larval foodplants

Heathers Calluna, Erica spp.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Kirkcudbrightshire by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data).

4 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2018 2018

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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