Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora pseudopoecilella

Coleophora pseudopoecilella Klimesch 1982

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora pseudopoecilella case

Patellifolia procumbens, Teneriffa, from Klimesch (1983a)

case

Composite leaf case, three-valved, and with a mouth angle of 30-40°. Cases on Patellifolia are reddish brown and c. 13 mm long; those on Salsola are dark greyish brown and 15-16 mm.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Patellifolia procumbens; Salsola oppositifolia.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

synonyms

Coleophora poecilella auct., nec Walsingham, 1907.

references

Klimesch (1970b, 1982a), van der Wolf (2009a).

19/01/2016

Last modified 28.vi.2017