Coleophora salviella Chr├ętien, 1916

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora salviella mine, case

Salvia aegyptiaca, La Gomera; from Klimesch (1982a)

case

Almost straight composite leaf case, composed of 2-3 leaf fragments. The case is two-valved, 11-14.5 mm long, and has a mouth angle of 45-50┬░. The mines that are made are unusually large

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salvia aegyptiaca.

phenology

Full-grown larvae in April-May (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, North Africa (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Coleophora aegyptiacae: auct.

references

Amsel & Hering (1931a), Baldizzone (1965b, 1979c), Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1982a), Toll (1962a), van der Wolf (2009a).

12/04/2011

mod 28.vi.2017