Coleophora sarehma Toll, 1956

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora sarehma case

Herniaria fontanesii, Teneriffa; from Klimesch (1982a)

case

Threevalved tubular silken case of 7-8 mm, with a mouth angle of c. 45°. The case is whitish to yellowish grey with light length lines, and is covered with sand grains.

hostplants

Carylophyllaceae, monophagous

Herniaria fontanesii.

According to Klimesch (1982a) the larva primarily lives on the flowers.

phenology

From winter till April.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, North Africa.

synonyms

Coleophora exasperatella Toll, 1957.

references

Baldizzone (1995b), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006), Huemer & Wieser (2006a), Klimesch (1982a).

08/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017