Coleophora vitisella Gregson 1856 (Family Coleophoridae)


Larval Case on Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Wingspan: 10-13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July August - May
(Earliest: 4.5)
(2 Years)
May May - July

Biotopes:
Peat Bogs and Mires

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Parasitoids:
Campoplex borealis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Coleophora vitisella
Coleophora vitisella
Lepiforum: Coleophora vitisella
British Leafminers: Coleophora vitisella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Coleophora vitisella


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