Coleophora strutiella Glaser 1975
Gypsophila struthium, Spain; from Glaser (1975b)
Gypsophila struthium, Spain, Almería, Sorbas, old gypsum quarry; © Pete & Ginny Clarke
feeding sines: the very tip of the leaves is not eaten out.
Trivalved, light yellow brown, tubular silken case of 6.5-8 mm with a mounth angle of 35°; in most specimens the valves are somewhat gaping.
Full grown cases were found end-May, early June.
distribution within Europe