Coleophora retrodentella Baldizzone & Nel, 2004

on Minuartia

Coleophora retrodentella: case on Minuartia setacea

Minuartia setacea, case, from Baldizzone & Nel (2007a)

case

Greyish white, tubular, trivalved silken case of 5.5 mm with a mouth angle of c. 30°; the surface is finely granular. The cases are extremely difficult to find.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Minuartia rostrata, setacea.

distribution within Europe

French and Italian Alps.

synonyms

Coleophora dentiferella: Baldizzone & Nel (2003a) nec Toll, 1952.

references

Baldizzone & Nel (2003a, 2004a).

mod 24.vi.2019