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37.070 (BF583)

Jointed-rush Case-bearer   

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

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Flowers of  Jointed Rush.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, during 2004, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Caerlaverock WWT on 9th July 2005.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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