Coleophora drymidis Mann, 1957

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

case

Brown, tubular (?) leaf case of 7-8 mm; the case covered by a dense wool and has a mouth angle of c. 35°.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Drypis spinosa.

phenology

Full grown larvae in June.

distribution within Europe

Croatia, Greece (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

notes

Possibly not a leafminer but a seed-eater!

references

Baldizzone (1981a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Hering (1957a).

10/11/2011

mod 28.vi.2017