Coleophora gallipennella (Hübner, 1796)

on Astragalus

Coleophora gallipennella: case

case (from Patzak, 1974a)

parasite

The larva attaches its case to a pod and feeds upon the seeds.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus arenarius,
glycyphyllos.

Suire also mentions Colutea arborescens, but that is not repeated by later authors.

BENELUX

Observed in Belgium (De Prins & Steeman, 2011a).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Described by Chrétien; the description by Suire is not entirely reliable, because he mentions a, possibly, incorrect host plant.

synonyms

Eupista gallipennella.

references

Baldizzone (1979a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Burmann (1992a), Chrétien (1927a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel ao (2014a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Kasy (1965a), Leutsch (2011a), Patzak (1974a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Razowski (1990a), Roweck & Savenkov (2007a), Suire (1961a), Toll (1962a).

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