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37.099 (BF553)

Hedge Case-bearer   

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

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, adults May-August.

Larval foodplants

Lesser Stitchwort, Common Chickweed, Common Mouse-ear.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at the Needles Eye, near Caulkerbush, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 21st July 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who also found the first for Wigtownshire at Elrig Loch, near Mochrum, on 28th June 1988, with the Dumfriesshire first being trapped at Courance on 8th July 2012.

21 record(s) from 10 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1988 2021 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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