Coleophora fuscocuprella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

hazel case-bearer

Coleophora fuscocuprella case

Corylus avellana, Bunderbos

Coleophora fuscocuprella mines

Corylus avellana, Bunderbos

Coleophora fuscocuprella mines

detail

case

Lobe case. Many small leaf fragmnts 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.

hostplants

Betulacea, Corylaceae; narrowly polyphgous

Alnus; Betula pendula, pubescens; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana.

Hazel is the most important hostplant.

phenology

Full grown cases in August and October (Emmet ao, 1996a).

BENELUX

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).

larva

references

Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Buhr (1964a), Dimic (1971a), Emmet ao (1996a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel, Grünewald & Segerer (2014a), Hering (1927b, 1957a), Huemer (1986b), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Klimesch (1950c), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Maček (1999a), Michna (1975a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman, Koster, Kuchlein, van der Wolf & Wolschrijn (1993a), Patzak (1974a), De Prins (2003a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1962a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a).

02/04/2017

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