Coleophora ononidella Millière, 1879

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

case

White, yellow or brown pistol case with a large, transparant pallium that covers most of the case.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ononisspinosa & subsp. antiquorum + hircina.

A reference to Dorycnium suffruticosum by Chrétien (1926a) probably is erroneous. Szabóky ao (2007a) also mention Vicia craca; it is not clear, however, whether the species actually lived on that plant, or was just reared on it.

phenology

Larvae found in March and May (Gering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

South of the line France – Cyprus (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Amsel & Hering (1931a), Baldizzone (1979a, 1983c, 1996a), Chrétien (1900a, 1926a), Hering (1957a), Nel (1992b,c), Suire (1961a), Szabóky, Tokár & Pastorális (2007a), Toll (1962a).

02/05/2011

mod 28.vi.2017