Coleophora atriplicis Meyrick, 1928
on halophilous Amaranthaceae
from Toll (1952a)
Saliornia europaea, Belgium, prov. West Flanders, het Zwin © Stépane Claerebout
feeding trace in old inflorescence/p>
Greyish brown, trivalved, tubular silken case of 6.5-7 mm with a mouth angle of c. 20°. The case has indistinct length lines and is peppered with dark, granular, material.
The larva is full grown in October, and does not feed any more after the hibernation.
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia and North Russia to France, Poland and Romania, and from Ireland to the Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Described by Emmet (1996a).
Generally the larvae live on the ripening fruits, but occasionally one is found on the leaves.
Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Gielis, Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2006a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Landry ao (2013a), Patzak (1974a), De Prins (1998a), Suire (1961a), Toll (1952a), Wegner (2010a, 2013a).