Coleophora ciliataephaga Glaser 1978

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora ciliataephaga case

Kochia ciliata, Spain; from Glaser (1978b)

case

Tubular silken case of 4.5-6 mm with a mouth angle of 65°. The case has a light sand colour, often it almost white; the wall contains many sand grains. The rear half of the case with some folds that are lighter in colour and contain much less sand grains.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Maireana ciliata.

phenology

Cases fround from early May till mid-June.

distribution within Europe

Spain.

references

Glaser (1978b).

04/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017