Coleophora hemerobiella (Scopoli, 1763)

black-stigma case-bearer

Coleophora hemerobiella mine

Malus sylvestris, Belgium, prov. Namur, Hour © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Coleophora hemerobiella: case

Malus sylvestris, Duin- en Kruidberg

Coleophora hemerobiella: case

active larva

Coleophora hemerobiella: youth case

Sorbus aucuparia, Hilversum, Zwarte Berg: first case (picture made in May)

Coleophora hemerobiella: youth case on Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Brerendrecht, 23.iv.2014 © Guido De Prins

Coleophora hemerobiella youth case

Crataegus monogyna, Belgium, prov. Namur, Hour: youth case; © Jean-Yves Baugnée (May)

mine

The lava lives from autumn till summer next year. In autumn a composite leaf case is made, shaped like the handle of a walking stick. Early in the following spring a tubular leaf case is made that in the end is rather large (10 mm) and is positioned vertically on the leaf (mouth angle 90°).

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier; Chaenomeles; Cotoneaster bacillaris, integerrimus; Crataegus laevigata, monogyna Cydonia oblonga; Malus baccata, domestica, floribunda, fusca, ringo, sylvestris; Mespilus germanica; Prunus avium, cerasifera, cerasus, domestica, spinosa; Pyrus astracanica, communis; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, intermedia; Spiraea x bumalda, x vanhouttei.

phenology

Full grown cases in end May – early June (Emmet ao, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2008).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Entire western Europe, excluding Ireland and the Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

references

Ahr (1966a), Baldizzone (1979a, 1983c, 1984a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Buhr (1935b, 1936a, 1937a), Drăghia (1968b), Edmunds (2004b), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), van Frankenhuyzen & Houtman (1972a), Hering (1921a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Huemer (1988a, 2012a), Klimesch (1950c, 1958c), Kollár (2007a), Kollár & Hrubík (2009a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Maček (1999a), Nel (1992b,c), Patzak (1974a), De Prins (2010a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a, 2013a), Razowski (1999a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1951a), Sønderup (1949a), Stammer (2016a), Stolnicu (2007a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Toll (1952a, 1962a), Zoerner (1969a).

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mod 11.ii.2018