02492 Coleophora juncicolella, Stainton, 1851

BF0510 (ABH37.028)


General Information

The small size of this moth distinguishes it from other Coleophora. It flies actively over heather in afternoon sunshine and again at sunrise.


The larval cases closely resemble sprigs of heather and are difficult to find.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 6-8 mm
Foodplant(s): Bell Heather (Erica cinerea)
Flying: One generation, June-July



Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Larch Case-bearer Coleophora laricella