Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Coleophora glaucicolella Wood, 1892
Grey Rush Case-bearer

Family: Coleophoridae
Checklist Number: 37.071

Rare with only two records to date but a generally widespread species and probably under-recorded. It can be confused with Coleophora alticolella which occupies the same habitat. Active from June to August

Various species of Rush Juncus form the larval foodplants

Coleophora glaucicolella
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