COLEOPHORIDAE (Case Bearers) of Australia
(one synonym: EUPISTIDAE) GELECHIOIDEA
 

 
COLEOPHORIDAE

moth pictures
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The Caterpillars of this family live in a silk case.

The genera that we list in BLASTOBASIDAE are sometimes placed here in COLEOPHORIDAE, but following the "Checklist", we list them as a separate family.

The 7 named Australian species in COLEOPHORIDAE are:

  • Corythangela galeata

    Coleophora alcyonipennella

  • Coleophora crypsineura
    Coleophora frischella
  • Coleophora seminalis
  • Coleophora serinipennella
  • Coleophora tremefacta

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    (updated 31 May 2014)