Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Coleophoridae   Checklist Number: 37.071

Coleophora glaucicolella   Wood, 1892

Grey Rush Case-bearer

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