Coleophora fretella Zeller, 1847

on Ranunculus

Coleophora fretella: case

Ranunculus bullatus, Malta © Michael Zerafa

case

Brown, slender, 8-10 mm long tubular silken case. The anal end is trivalved, the mouth angle ± 35°.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus bullatus.

distribution within Europe

Iberia, Italy, Malta, Balkan peninsula (PESI, 2018).

larva

Coleophora fretella larva

larva, dorsal and lateral © Michael Zerafa

references

Baldizzone (1983c, 1988b), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Toll (1962a), Zerafa (2015a).

mod 9.ii.2018