Coleophora sisteronica Toll, 1961
Dark brown composite leaf case of 2.5-4 mm with a mouth angle of 45°. The case is composed of some ten mined leaflets, that are placed transversely one after the other. Contrary to C. acrisella, that makes a comparable case, the interior is smooth. Like in acrisella, the mouth opening is shifted laterally, makeing thw case to lie on its side on the leaf.
Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous
Autumn till May.
distribution within Europe
Southern France, Spain, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Illustrated by Baldizzone (1976a).
Baldizzone (1976a, 1979a, 1987b), Baldizzone, Varalda & Donato (2010a), Nel (1992b,c).