Coleophora adjunctella Hodgkinson, 1882

saltern-rush case-bearer

on Juncus


The larva feeds on the seeds, living in a case made out or a hollowed fruitlet, interiorly lined with silk; the front end is adapted with silk to a mouth angle of 10°-30°.


Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Juncus gerardi.


Larvae from July till early September; when full-fed the larvae leave the host plant.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone, Tokár & Kovács (2004a), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Gerstberger (2003a), Kasy (1965a), Michaelis (1983a), Patzak (1974a), Wegner (2010a).

mod 10.ii.2018