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37.033 (BF516)

Large Clover Case-bearer   

Coleophora trifolii
Adult: 2

Recording method

Flies by day in sunshine and sometimes at night.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Tall Melilot, White Melilot, Ribbed Melilot.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult netted at Torduff Point, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire, on 7 July 2022.


3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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