Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora craccella

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

Last modified 17.vii.2017