Coleophora guadicensis Baldizzone, 1989

on Halimione

Coleophora guadicensis

from Baldizzone (1989c)

parasite

Larvae in a trivalve tubular silken case, 4-5 mm long with a mouth angle of 40°. The colour is brownish grey, the is hairy and covered with sand grains. The larvae feed on the ripening seeds.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Halimione portulacoides.

phenology

distribution within Europe

Southern Spain (PESI, 2018).

references

Baldizzone (1989c).

mod 2.ix.2018