Coleophora trifariella Zeller, 1849

Coleophora trifariella: case on Cytisus scoparius

Cytisus scoparius, Belgium, prov. Namur, Mazée, Tienne du Moessia © Stéphane Claerebout

Coleophora trifariella: case on Cytisus scoparius

Cytisus scoparius, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Arlon, Camp militaire de Lagland © Stéphane Claerebout

Coleophora trifariella: larva

a glimpse of the larva

Coleophora trifariella: mine on Cytisus scoparius

mine

Coleophora trifariella case

Cytisus scoparius, Belgium, prov. Liège, Lierneux; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Coleophora trifariella case

Cytisus scoparius, Belgium, prov. Namur, Bohan; © Steve Wullaert

Coleophora trifariella case

from Toll (1952a)

case

Untidy lobe case of 7-8 mm, composed of large leaf fragments. Mouth angle c. 45°.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Coronilla; Cytisus ruthenicus, scoparius, supinus; Genista pilosa, tinctoria; Laburnum anagyroides; Lembotropis nigricans; Spartium junceum.

phenology

Larvae until June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Iberia and Italy, and from France to Romania; disjunct also in Belarus (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Suire (1961a).

references

Baldizzone (1979a, 1984a, 2007a), Baldizzone & Luquet (1981a), Beiger (1970a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Fazekas & Schreurs (2010a), Hering (1957a), Kasy (1987a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Nel (1992c), Patzak (1974a), Razowski (19990a), Seliger (2012a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).

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