Coleophora sardocorsa Baldizzone, 1983

Coleophora sardocorsa

case schematised (from Baldizzone, 1983b)

Coleophora sardocorsa

larva, markings on the thorax

case

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.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista aspalathoides, corsica.

phenology

The larva hibernates in a tiny case.

distribution within Europe

Corsica, Sardinia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

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

mod 3.ii.2018