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37.095 (BF556)

Verge Case-bearer   

Coleophora trochilella
Adult: 4
Larval Case: 4
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

May be attracted to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-June, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Mugwort, Wormwood, Yarrow, Oxeye Daisy, Tansy.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a few cases found on Achillea at Ravenshall Point, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 23rd June 1988 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1996
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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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