Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora lutipennella larva

Coleophora lutipennella larva

Quercus robur, Rheden; thorax dorsal

Coleophora lutipennella larva

thorax lateral

The abdominal prolegs are extremely, asymmetrically, reduced (segments 3-5). Contrariwise, the anal prolegs, with which the larve anchors itself in the case, are perfectly developed.

Last modified 13.i.2019