Coleophora klimeschiella Toll, 1952

on Salsola

parasite

During the first two instars, i.e. about a week, lives the larva as a leafminer. The it makes a case.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Salsola tragus.

phenology

Several generations, depending on the climate. The last generation hibernates as larva in the case.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

notes

Introduced into the United States for the biological control of russian thistle.

references

Baldizzone, Tokár, Kovács & Kovács (2004a), Hawkes & Mayfield (000a), Toll (1952a,b).

mod 16.ii.2018