Coleophora auricella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found from Germany and Poland to Spain, Italy and Romania. It has also been recorded from southern Russia.
Sprig of Stachys recta
with mined leaves and several larva-cases attached
The larvae feed on Sideritis endressii, Stachys alopecuros, Stachys officinalis, Stachys recta, Teucrium chamaedrys and Teucrium scorodonia. They create a spatulate leaf case of 10–15 mm. The mouth angle is about 25°. Larvae can be found from autumn to June.