Coleophora sergiella Falkovitch, 1979

case

Bivalved spatulate leaf case of c. 6 mm with a mouth angle of c. 45°; the case is light brown with a felty surface. The case may have dorsal lobes, when the original mine was near the leaf margin. In a few specimens the case was a composite leaf case, made out of two leaf fragments.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Potentilla cinerea.

phenology

Active larvae were found in late June.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Spain, Czechia, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

references

Baldizzone & Luquet (1981a), Baldizzone, Luquet, Klimesch & Leraut (1981a), Baldizzone & Nel (1994b), Liška ao (2000a).

mod 6.ix.2018