(one synonym: Coleophora stefanii J. de Joannis, 1899)
(Photo: courtesy of Christian Wieser, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found living in variably shaped galls on
The adult moths have off-white forewings, each with a dark dash near the middle. The hindwings are plain off-white. The head and thorax are off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found across Europe, north Africa, and Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae,
Volume IX (1872), p 31.
J. de Joannis,
Note sur une espèce nouvelle de Coleophora provenant de Sicile,
Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France,
1899, pp. 331-333.
(written 29 July 2019)