Coleophora polonicella Zeller, 1865

Coleophora polonicella case

from Toll (1952a)

case

Greyish, laterally strongly compressed sheath case; last 1/5th part acute, bent downwards. The case has about 20 indistinct ridges, sloping rearwards-down. Mouth angle 20°.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Astragalus arenarius.

phenology

Larvae from autumn till July (Hering, 1057a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Lithuania, Poland, Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

notes

The illustration of the case by Razowski (1990a) is confusing and probably erroneous.

references

Baldizzone (1979a), Hering (1957a), Patzak (1974a), Razowski (1990a), Suire (1961a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).

mod 26.ii.2018