Coleophora kroneella

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

Coleophora kroneella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found from Switzerland to Italy and Greece and from Austria to Romania.

The larvae feed on Amelanchier, Pyrus communis and Sorbus. They create a trivalved case of about 7 mm in length. the mouth angle is about 30°. The case is blackish, with a reddish end.[2] Full-grown cases can be found from May to June.

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