Coleophora chamaedriella

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Coleophora chamaedriella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
Species: C. chamaedriella
Binomial name
Coleophora chamaedriella
Bruand, 1852[1]
Synonyms
  • Coleophora setipalpella Staudinger, 1879
  • Coleophora distinctella Toll, 1952

Coleophora chamaedriella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found from Poland to Spain, Sardinia, Italy and Greece.

Sprig of Teucrium chamaedrys with a larval case attached to one of the leaves
Larva

The larvae feed on Teucrium chamaedrys, Teucrium scorodonia and Veronica species. They create a yellow-brown lobe case of 10–12 mm with a mouth angle of about 80°.[2] Larvae can be found from September to May.

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