Coleophora vermiculatella Glaser, 1975
case (from Glaser)
older case, after loss of the flower remnants
The larva feeds on the ripening fruits. Initially the case is partly hidden by the remnants of a floret; this later often falls off. The case itself is light ochraceous, trivalved, 5-7 mm long; the mouth angle is 80°-85°.
Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae from early September till mid-October.
distribution within Europe
Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2009a), Glaser (1975a).