Coleophora ciconiella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

on grasses

Coleophora ciconiella case

from Toll (1962a)

case

Grey to blackish brown, squat, trivalved, tubular silken case; mouth angle c. 90°.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Avena sativa; Triticum.

phenology

Larvae from October till June.

BENELUX

not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, and Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Coleophora robustella Fuchs, 1895; C. tritici Lindeman, 1881. However, the illustrations of the cases of tritici by Toll (1962a) belong to a different species (Patzak, 1976a).

notes

Once a pest on cereals. Mainly on young plants.

references

Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Hering (1957a), Hofmann (1889a), Kasy (1969a), Patzak (1969b, 1976a), Suire (1961a), Toll (1962a), Venturi (1949b).

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