Coleophora gardesanella Toll, 1954
small streaked case-bearer
from Toll (1962a)
A straw-coloured to grey, slender, three-valved case of he type “tubular silken case”; mouth angle 45° – 60°. The case resembles that of C. trochilella, but the case is more slender, the mouth is narrower and the constriction behind the mouth lesss deep.
Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous
Cases from September till July of the following year.
BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).
NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
Very disjunct distribution, ranging from Finland to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from the UK to the Baltic States and Macedonia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Strongly resembling the larva of C. trochilella, but the rear margin of the pronotum has two dark spots (Emmet ao, 1996a).
Coleophora machinella Bradley, 1971.
Baldizzone (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Emmet (1979a), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Robbins (1991a), Toll (1962a).