Coleophora salicorniae Heinemann & Wocke, 1877

glasswort case-bearer

Coleophora salicorniae case

from Toll (1962a)

Coleophora salicorniae: case on Salicornia europaea

Salicornia europaea, England, Somerset, Bridgwater Bay, 7.x.2018 © Mark Wilson

Coleophora salicorniae: case on Salicornia europaea

case

Coleophora salicorniae: larva

larva

case

Most of his life the larva lives as a stem borer. When almost fully fed it lives for a short wile in a case, made out of a cut end of a spike. Next, before the winter, it drops to the ground, leaves its case, and pupates in a siken cocoon in the mud.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Salicornia europaea.

phenology

Cases can best be looked for around October 10 (Emmet ao, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, including the Mediterranean Islands and Cyprus (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

See Emmet ao (1996a).

synonyms

Coleophora cypriacella Rebel, 1928.

references

Baldizzone (1979a, 1982c, 1983c, 1996a), Baldizzone, Bella & Russo (1999a), Bond (2001a), Emmet, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Gerstberger (2003a), Gielis, Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Glaser (1958a), Hering (1957a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kaltenbach & Roesler (1985a), Kasy (1959a, 1965a), Patzak (1974a), Ricker (2010a), Schütze (1931a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a), Wegner (2010a).

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