584-582 * Coleophora alticolella/glaucicolella
Larval case on Soft Rush (Juncus effusus). August 2011
Flight time: C. alticolella May-July, C. glaucicolella June-August
Food plant: Juncus spp.(Rush)
Mine: C. alticolella August-October, C. glaucicolella Sept-May
The cases of the two species are very similar and can only be accurately identified by examing the larvae or by breeding through. The adults require gen.det.
Case on Soft Rush, Juncus effusus. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2011