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37.080 (BF564)

Golden-rod Case-bearer   

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

Life cycle

Larvae present September-May, adults July-September.

Larval foodplants

Goldenrod or Sea Aster.


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 2004.

9 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2016 2020
37.080 Coleophora Virgaureae
37.080 Coleophora Virgaureae

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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