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Coleophora alticolella Zeller, 1849

Common Rush Case-bearer
37.0730 (B&F: 584)

Coleophora caespititiella sensu auctt. nec Zeller, 1839

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Coleophoridae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini


Resident. Usually seen as singletons in the east but sometimes locally common in the west. The adults fly from late May to mid July and larvae feed on the flowers and seed-heads of jointed rush and sea rush (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora alticolella Zeller, 1849
Ebernoe, 16 v 217
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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