Seq # 275020690

Coleophora pennella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Oct. 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.


An uncommon species in Belgium, mainly occuring on dry calcareous or sandy soils.


Details

Classification
Family: Coleophoridae > Genus: Coleophora > Species: Coleophora pennella
Vernacular names
Haartjeskokermot (NL)
Synonyms
Coleophora onosmella (Brahm, 1791) and Coleophora struthionipennella (Hübner, 1796)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 25.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from late May till July. The come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Anchusa

The larva lives in a composite leaf case made from hairy leaf fragments of mainly Anchusa officinalis and Echium vulgare but also on Cynoglossum, Lithospernum, Myosotis and Pulmonaria. The final case resembles a willow catkin. It hibernates.

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