Coleophora feoleuca Baldizzone, 1989
From Baldizzone (1989c)
Salsola webbii, Spain, Almeria, Enix © Pete & Ginny Clarke; identification confirmed by Huo van der Wolf, based on bred material
Light to dark brown composite leaf case, made up of 2-3 elements. The case is extremeley slender and 11-14 mm long. Mouth angle c. 45°. Anal end irregularly bivalved.
distribution within Europe
Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Earlier pictures on this site, taken at almost the same locality on Salsola oppositifolia, showed shorter, much more compact cases. Probably, but as yet insufficiently certainly, these represented the youth cases of the species.