Coleophora fuscocuprella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
Corylus avellana, Foxwolde, de Kleibos, 2.xi.2019 © Ben van As
Corylus avellana, Bunderbos, 8.xi.2005
Corylus avellana, Bunderbos
Lobe case. Many small leaf fragments are attached to the tubular case; its end is strongly curved downwards. The larvae are attached to the leaf underside, where they make a large number of relatively small fleck mines.
Betulaceae, Corylaceae; narrowly polyphagous
Hazel is the most important hostplant.
Full grown cases in August and October (Emmet ao, 1996a).
BE recorded (De Prins, 2003a).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Scandinavia and Finland to the Pyrenees, Italy, Albania and Romania, and from Ireland to Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Buhr (1964a), Dimic (1971a), Emmet ao (1996a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel ao (2014a), Hering (1927b, 1957a), Huemer (1986b), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Klimesch (1950c), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Maček (1999a), Michna (1975a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman, Koster ao (1993a), Patzak (1974a), De Prins (2003a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a, 2014a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1962a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a).