Coleophora linosyridella

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Coleophora linosyridella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
Species: C. linosyridella
Binomial name
Coleophora linosyridella
Fuchs, 1880[1]
Synonyms
  • Coleophora nicaeella Chrétien, 1908

Coleophora linosyridella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found from Germany to the Pyrenees and Italy and from Great Britain to Romania.

The wingspan is 11.5-13.5 mm. Adults are on wing from late June to August in one generation per year.[2]

The larvae feed on Aster linosyris, Aster sedifolius and Aster tripolium. They create a tubular silken case of up to 8 mm long. Behind the mouth, the case is sharply bent resulting in a mouth angle of 0°.[3] Mining occurs up to April.

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