Coleophora ochripennella Zeller, 1849

Coleophora ochripennella case

from Toll (1952a)

Coleophora ochripennella on Stachys sylvatica

Stachys sylvatica, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Thuin © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Coleophora ochripennella on Stachys sylvatica

same leaf, upperside

Coleophora ochripennella on Stachys sylvatica

hibernated case: the lobes have been lost in the course of the hibernation

Coleophora ochripennella on Stachys sylvatica

image of mid-April: this case has been enlarged with a new ring, with a lobe

Coleophora ochripennella: cases

Stachys byzantina; Belgium, West Flanders, Wielsbeke © Steve Wullaert: hibernated cases

case

Hairy, slender, largely dark brown, lobe case of 8-10 mm long; mouth angle 80-90°. The case is somewhat compressed.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Ballota nigra; Glechoma hederacea; Lamium album, purpureum; Stachys officinalis, sylvatica.

The most important hostplants are Lamium (Hering, 1957a) or Ballota (Patzak, 1974a).

phenology

Larvae from October till May (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to the Pyrenees, Italy, and Greece (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Suire (1961a).

references

Baldizzone (1979a, 1983c, 2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Baran (2013a), Biesenbaum (2001b), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Buhr (1935a), Hering (1924a, 1957a, 1961a), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Huisman & Koster (1994a, 1998a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & Kuchlein-Nijsten (2002a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Nel (1992c), Patzak (1974a), Razowski (1990a, Starý (1930a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).

26/04/2015

mod 23.xi.2017