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37.074 (BF581)

Small Rush Case-bearer   

Coleophora taeniipennella
Adult: 4
Larval Case: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-May, adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

Flowers of many rush (Juncus) species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on Auchencairn Bay during 2002.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2000
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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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