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Coleophora alticolella Zeller, 1849

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

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

Synonym(s):

Coleophora caespititiella sensu auctt. nec Zeller, 1839

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

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).

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Distribution map for Coleophora alticolella

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