Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora bazae

Coleophora bazae Glaser 1978

on Atriplex

Coleophora bazae: case

case (from Glaser)

parasite

The larvae feed in the ripening fruits. The case, that is decorated with many fragments of flowers and fruits, is light yellowish brown, 4-5 mm long, and has a mouth angly of 45°.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex glauca, halimus.

phenology

Larvae were found early June.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Coleophora totanae Baldizzone, 1985.

references

Baldizzone (1985a. 1987a, 1988a), Glaser (1978a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a).

Last modified 14.ii.2018