Coleophora albostraminata Toll, 1960
Onobrychis viciifolia, youth case; from Kasy (1985a)
Onobrychis arenaria, intermediate case
final, trivalved, case
case (from Toll, 1962a)
The larvae feed on the developing seeds.
The mature larve, with their case, burrow in the soil. The moths appear only after the second hibernation.
distribution within Europe
PESI (2018) only indicates the Iberian Peninsula; in reality the species is known from Anatolia, Austria, France, Hungary, former Yugoslavia, Greece (Rhodes), Italy and Spain (van de Wolf in litt., 2018).
from Kasy (1985a).
Baldizzone (19985d, 1990b), Kasy (1985a), Pröse (1995a), Toll (1962a).