Coleophora picardella Suire, 1934

on Atriplex, Halimione

Coleophora picardella: case

case lateral, ventral, dorsal (fom Suire, 1961a)

case

A spatulate leaf case of 8-12 mm with a mouth angle of 20-25°. Five to eight times a new case is made.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex halimus; Halimione portulacoides.

phenology

Larvae from late-Agust till spring.

distribution within Europe

south of France.

larva

Described by Suire (1934, 1961a).

references

Baldizzone Maldes & Nel (1992a), Hering (1957a), Nel (1992c), Suire (1934a, 1961a).

04/01/2013

mod 11.ii.2018