Coleophora mediterranea Baldizzone, 1990
case (from Baldizzone & Nel)
Larvae at the fruits in a trivalved greyish white silken case of 5-6 mm. The mouth angle is ± 20°-30°. The case shows longitudinal growth lines, the surface is strewn with small sand grains.
The full grown larvae leave the host plant. Univoltine.
distribution within Europe
West Mediterranean (PESI, 2018).
Baldizzone (1990e), Baldizzone & Nel (1994a).