Coleophora bornicensis Fuchs, 1886

on Tanacetum

Coleophora bornicensis: cases on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Arlon, 3.x.2015 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Coleophora bornicensis: case on Tanacetum vulgare

detail

Coleophora bornicensis: case of old flowerhead of Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, case on a fruiting flower head (from Schreurs ao)

parasite

The larva live on top of flowers heads, feeding on the ripening fruits, from a 5 mm long case that is covered by fruit fragments.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tanacetum vulgare.

BENELUX

Observed in the Benelux (Microlepidoptera.nl.Bladmineerders.be)..

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Baldizzone (1991c, 2007a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Richter & Šima (2015a), Schreurs, Stiphout & Groenen (2013), Seliger (2012a).

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