Coleophora anatipenella (Hüber, 1796)

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora anatipennella case

Crataegus monogyna, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Resteigne, Les Pairées © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Coleophora anatipenella: youth case

Quercus robur, België, prov. Namen, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Stéphane Claerebout: youth case

Coleophora anatipenella: feeding behaviour

feeding behaviour (underside of the leaf)

Coleophora anatipenella: feeding traces

feeding traces

case

The young larve, before hibernation, makes tiny mines, sometimes tens in one leaf. After hibernation window feeding is done. In this latter stage the larve lives in a shining black pistol case of about 7 mm, that, with a mouth angle of 70°-80°, stands almost perpendicular on the leaf.

hostplants

polyphagous on woody plants

Alnus glutinosa; Betula; Carpinus betulus; Castanea sativa; Cornus sanguinea; Corylus avellana; Crataegus; Malus sylvestris; Prunus avium, cerasifera, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus; Salix; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia.

In Britain the species is much less polyphagous, living only on Rosaceae (Emmet ao, 1996a).

phenology

Larvae are full-fed end May (Emmet ao, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

All of Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Emmet ao (1996a); three pairs of abdominal prolegs.

synonyms

C. anatipennella auct.; C. bernoulliella (Goeze, 1783); however, Baldizzone ao (2006a) consider bernoulliella the valid name.

references

Ahr (1966a), Baldizzone (1979a, 1983c, 1984a), Baldizzone & Nel (1992a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Dimic (1971a), Emmet (1996a), Emmet ao (1996a), Fazekas & Schreurs (2010a), Hering (1934a, 1957a), Huemer (1988a), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Kasy (1965a, 1983a, 1987a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Kvičala (1938a), Nel (1992b,c), Patzak (1974a,b), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sefrová (2005a), Sønderup (1949a), Stammer (2016a), Starý (1930a), Szőcs (1977a), Tomov & Dimitrov (2007a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a), Wegner (2010a).

15/05/2017

pub 15.v.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017