Seq # 275020860

Coleophora succursella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 Species

Last modified: March 26, 2021, 6:41 p.m.

This species is very likely distinct in Belgium.


Family: Coleophoridae > Genus: Coleophora > Species: Coleophora succursella
Vernacular names
Draadjesbuiskokermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Becker L. 1861. Insectes observés en Campine pendant le mois d'août 1860. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 5: 33–57. On page 54.




The forewings are ochreus brownish with yellow length stripes and in between sometimes a lot of black dots. The white costa line is to find over the whole length of the fore wing.
Antennae are alternately ringed.
Wingspan is 14–15 mm.

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The caterpillar lives in a tubular trivalved case of about 10–12 mm. In the front the case is ¾ whitish hairy and at the end it is small and bold.
The mouth angle is 40–45°.
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The larvae are to find from October till (after hibernation) June.

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Flight periods

The flightperiod is mostly: June and July.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):

Achillea millefolium, Artemisia campestris, vulgaris.

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