Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Coleophora lusciniaepennella Treitschke, 1833
Osier Case-bearer

Family: Coleophoridae
Checklist Number: 37.022

Uncommon but should be more frequent as its preferred habitat of boggy moorland is widespread. Active from June to July

Willow Salix, Bog Myrtle Myrica gale and birch Betula are preferred by the larvae

Coleophora lusciniaepennella
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