Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora jynxella

Coleophora jynxella Baldizzone, 1987

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

mine

Trivalved, tubular silken case of c. 7 mm with a mouth angle of c. 30°. The case somewhat narrows to the rear end, shows white longitudinal growth lines and is densely peppered with grains of sand.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia campestris.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

references

Baldizzone (1987a, 1990c), Nel (1993a).

15/03/2011

Last modified 28.vi.2017