Coleophora didymella

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Coleophora didymella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
Species: C. didymella
Binomial name
Coleophora didymella
Chretien, 1899[1]

Coleophora didymella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in southern France and Italy.

The larvae feed on Centaurea scabiosa. They create a large, dark yellow-brown, composite leaf case of 15–17 mm long. It is composed of two leaf fragments placed behind each other. The case is laterally compressed and the mouth angle is about 20°.[2] Larvae can be found from summer to the next spring.

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