Coleophora plumbella Kanerva, 1941
on Rubus, Vaccinium
Vaccinium uliginosum, Norway © Ben van As
do, lighted from behind
two-valved composite leaf case, 8-10 mm long, composed of three pieces; the mouth angle is 45°. The case is weakly curved downwards. Contrary to C. vacciniella, the larvae mine at the underside of the leaf.
Ericaceae, Rosceae, oligophagous
Mainly on V. uliginosum.
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Baldizzone (1979a), Hering (1957a), Itämies, Kyrki & Viramo (1979a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2010a), Razowski (1990a), Toll (1962a).