Coleophora peri Svensson, 1976

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

case

Hirsute spatulate leaf case of about 7 mm; mounth angle c. 30°.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Dasiphora fruticosa.

phenology

Larvae from autumn till June. In spring they bore into a developing bud, perforating the base of the scales, and eat them out; later they live again as miners (Benander, 1938a).

distribution within Europe

Sweden (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

synonyms

Coleophora albicostella auct. (among others Benander 1939a).

references

Benander (1939a), Svensson (1976a).

24/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017