Coleophora polycarpaeae Hering, 1927a

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora polycarpaeae case

Polycarpaea smithii, La Palma; from Klimesch (1982a)

case

Off-white to greyish brown tubular leaf case, 4.5-5 mm long, dorsally often covered with fragments of frass or detritus.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Polycarpaea divaricata, smithii.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), klimesch (1970b, 1982a).

16/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017