Coleophora deviella Zeller, 1847

grey blite case-bearer

Coleophora deviella case

from Toll (1962a)

case

Full grown larvae in a pale yellowish brown, trivalved, tubular silken case of c. 9 mm with a mouth angle of 20°-30ª.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Bassia laniflora; Suaeda maritima.

phenology

Larvae from August on; they are full grown in October (Emmet ao, 1996a)

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Denmark to Spain, Sardinia, Sicily, and Greece, and from Britain to South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

See Emmet ao (1996a).

synonyms

Coleophora suaedivora Meyrick, 1928; C. maeniacella: Toll, 1952.

notes

The larvae feed both on the developing fruits and the leaves. The cases are sitting rather prominently on top of the plants (Fairclough, 1984a).

references

Baldizzone (1982e, 1983c), Baldizzone & Triberi (1982a), Baldizzone, Tokár, Z S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Corley (2005a), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Fairclough (1984a), Gielis, Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Hering (1957a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kaltenbach & Roesler (1985a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), De Prins (1998a), Ricker (2010a), Toll (1952a, 1962a), Wegner (2013a).

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