Coleophora tolli Klimesch, 1951

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora tolli case

Thymus, Austria, Styria; from Klimesch (1951d)


Coleophora tolli case

from Toll (1962a)

case

Trivalved tubular silken case of 8.9.5 mm with a mouth angle of c. 30°. The case is light brown and has a number of indistinct length lines. The mines are quite small at first, but later the leaves are completely mined out.

The cases cannot be distinguished from those of C. thymi; of neither species the larvae have been described.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus.

phenology

Larvae from autumn till June.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from France to Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Baldizzone (2000a), Baldizzone & Nel (2003a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1951d), Schmid (2011a), Toll (1962a).

17/12/2012

mod 18.vii.2017