Coleophora tauricella Staudinger, 1880

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

case

Light brown, tubular, trivalved case of 13 mm with a mouth angle of c. 50°; in transverse section the case is conspicuously triangular. It is not stated whether the case is made of silk or leaf material, and the illustration does not help.

hostplants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Echium.

distribution within Europe

Croatia, Greece (Fauna Europaea, 2010)

notes

The biology of the larva is unknown.

references

Baldizzone (1983a,c).

12/08/2010

mod 28.vi.2017