Coleophora sardocorsa Baldizzone, 1983
case schematised (from Baldizzone, 1983b)
larva, markings on the thorax
Slender composite leaf case, made out of 6-7 mined leaflets. The cases measures 9-11 mm, is bivalved, and has a mouth angle of c. 40°. The rearmost leaflet, in which the larva has hibernated, is dark brown, the remainder of the case is light brown.
Genista aspalathoides, corsica.
The larva hibernates in a tiny case.
distribution within Europe
Corsica, Sardinia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Baldizzone (1983b), Kaltenbach & Roesler (1985a).