Seq # 275020930

Coleophora trifariella Zeller, 1849 Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A rare species in Belgium, but as with many members of this family, it's often overlooked.


Details

Classification
Family: Coleophoridae > Genus: Coleophora > Species: Coleophora trifariella
Vernacular names
Bremkokermot (NL)
Synonyms
Coleophora tiliella Zeller, 1849 and Coleophora bernoulliella sensu auct., nec (Goeze, 1783)
First mention in Belgium
Van Daele E. & Pelerents C. 1967. Contribution à l'étude des Coleophoridae (Eupistidae) de la région horticole gantoise. — Mededelingen Rijksfaculteit Landbouwwetenschappen Gent 32(3-4): 572–583. On page 574.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Case


Bionomics

The larva lives in a untidy lobe case, made from large leaf particles. It makes fleck mines on its foodplant and pupates in the case.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in June and July.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Sarothamnus scoparius
Host plant (genera):
Coronilla, Genista, Laburnum and Spartium

The larva lives on Chamaecytisus, Coronilla, Cytisus, Genista,Laburnum, Lembotropis and Spartium.

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