Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora vibicigerella

Coleophora vibicigerella Zeller, 1839

essex case-bearer

Coleophora vibicigerella case

from Toll (1952a)

case

Laterally strongly compressed, two-valved, black silken case, narrowed behind the mouth. Rear end narrowed, strong ventral keel. Mouth angle c. 0°.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Artemisia campestris.

phenology

Larvae from September till May (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, and Bulgaria, and from Britain to the Baltic States (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Buhr (1935a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1930b, 1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Kaila & Kerppola (1992a), Kasy (1965a), Klimesch (1958c), Patzak (1974a), Razowski (1990a), Sønderup (1949a), Suire (1961a), Šulcs (1996a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1962a).

Last modified 8.ix.2018