Coleophora sardocorsa Baldizzone, 1983

Coleophora sardocorsa

case schematised (from Baldizzone, 1983b)

Coleophora sardocorsa

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.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista aspalathoides, corsica.


The larva hibernates in a tiny case.

distribution within Europe

Corsica, Sardinia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Baldizzone (1983b), Kaltenbach & Roesler (1985a).

mod 3.ii.2018