Coleophora micromeriae Walsingham, 1908

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora micromeriae case

Micromeria sp., Tenerife; from Klimesch (1982a)

case

Saucage-shaped spathulate leaf case of 4-5 mm long, bivalved and with a mouth angle of c. 45°.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Micromeria varia.

phenology

Larvae found from January till March.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1982a).

15.ix.2009

mod 28.vi.2017