Coleophora plumbella Kanerva, 1941

on Rubus, Vaccinium

Coleophora plumbella: case

Vaccinium uliginosum, Norway © Ben van As

Coleophora plumbella: feeding pattern on Vaccinium uliginosum

feeding pattern

Coleophora plumbella: feeding pattern on Vaccinium uliginosum

do, lighted from behind

case

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.

hostplants

Ericaceae, Rosceae, oligophagous

Rubus chamaemorus; Vaccinium uliginosum.

Mainly on V. uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Baldizzone (1979a), Hering (1957a), Itämies, Kyrki & Viramo (1979a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2010a), Razowski (1990a), Toll (1962a).

pub 8.ii.2017 · mod 26.viii.2017