Coleophora craccella (Vallot, 1835)

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora craccella case

from Toll (1962a)

case

Large, blackish pistol case, almost entirely covered by a transparant pallium.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca.

distribution within Europe

In the west in southern France and Spain; in the east from Slovakia and Hungary to Bulgaria and South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Described by Suire (1961a).

synonyms

Coleophora lugduniella Stainton, 1859; the Fauna Europaea writes the species’ name as cracella but according to Baldizzone ao (2006a) this is not correct.

references

Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Hering (1957a), Nel (1992b), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Toll (1962a).

16/01/2017

mod 17.vii.2017