Coleophora solidaginella Staudinger, 1859
from Toll (1962a)
Laterally compressed spatulate leaf case of c. 12 mm. Rear end hardly narrowed, squarely cut off, bivalved. Mouth angle 30°. The larva makes 2 or 3 cases, that are cut out of the leaf margin.Hering (1936b) describes that the larvae, once they have attached the case to a leaf, may entirely leave their case, and then sometimes make real galleries.
Larvae till May.
distribution within Europe
Spain, Portugal (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Coleophora conyzae xenia Hering, 1936.
Baldizzone (1986a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Hering (1936b, 1957a), Huertas Dionisio (2002a, 2007a), De Prins & Steeman (2013a), Toll (1962a).