Coleophora succursella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

case

Tubular silken case; the anterior 3/4 is covered with a short, erect, whitish felt. The rear end is hairless, quickly tapering, with a few dark length lines, tri-valved. The case is 10-12 mm long, the mouth angle is 40-45°.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Artemisia absinthium, campestris, vulgaris.

phenology

Larvae from October till June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from France to Poland and Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Suire (1961a).

notes

Young cases can easily be confused with C. directella (Klimesch, 1958c).

references

Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Buhr (1935a), Hering (1930b, 1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a) , Klimesch (1958c), Maček (1999a), Patzak (1974a), Sønderup (1949a), Suire (1961a), Szabóky, Tokár & Pastorális (2007a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a), Wieser & Huemer (1999a).

mod 7.ix.2018