Coleophora boreella Benander, 1939
case (from Itämies, Mutanen & Wikström)
Trivalved tubular silken case of 4.4 – 5.8 mm with a mouth angle of 35 – 45°. The case has a few vague length lines; its surface is roughened by sand grains of varying size that are spun to it, and fragments of epidermis of mined leaves. The larva mines the leaves, but also feeds on the fruits.
Larvae are full fed in August, September.
BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
NE recorded Huisman ao (2009a).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia and North Russia to the Netherlands and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2009a), Itämies, Mutanen & Wikström (2002a).