Coleophora staehelinella (Walsingham, 1891)

Coleophora staehelinella case

from Toll (1962a)

case

The larva completely mines a leaf, then makes out of it spatulate leaf case. Because upperside and underside of the leaf differ in colour also the dorsal and ventral side of the case are coloured differently.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Staehelina dubia.

phenology

Larvae in spring (Suire, 1961a).

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Spain.

synonyms

Coleophora stachelinella: auct.

references

Chrétien (1926a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Hering (1957a), Nel (1992b), Suire (1961a), Toll (1962a).

mod 11.ii.2018