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37.026 (BF509)

Violet Case-bearer   

Coleophora violacea
Adult: 4

Life cycle

Larvae present June-April, adults May-June.

Larval foodplants

Many trees and shrubs.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was from Castle Wood, Caerlaverock, on 5 September 2018


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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2018

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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