Coleophora musculella Mühlig, 1864

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora musculella cases

from Toll (1962a)

case

Trivalved tubular silken case of 5-6 mm, with a mouth angle of 35-40°. The case is yellowish brown with a number of brownish black length lines, that are rather vague anteriorly.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Dianthus carthusianorum, superbus.

phenology

Larvae from September till May.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Poland to the Pyrenees, and from France to Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Hering (1957a), Nel (1994a), Razowski (1990a), Schütze (1931a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).

30/03/2012

mod 28.vi.2017