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Coleophora binderella

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regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Lepidoptera
familia = Coleophoridae
genus = Coleophora
species = C. binderella
binomial = Coleophora binderella
binomial_authority = (Kollar, 1832)
synonyms =
  • Ornix binderella Kollar 1832
  • Coleophora bicolorella Stainton, 1861
  • Coleophora politella Scott, 1861

Coleophora binderella is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found from Scandinavia and Finland to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from Ireland to the Baltic States and Romania.
Image:Coleophora binderella damage.jpgthumbleft200pxBlack Alder (Alnus glutinosa) with feeding damage (center) and case (center-right) of Coleophora binderella
The wingspan is . Head deep shining ochreous. Antennae white, indistinctly ringed with fuscous, basal joint ochreous. Forewings deep shining ochreous, coppery tinged. Hindwings blackish..Meyrick, E., 1895 A Handbook of British Lepidoptera MacMillan, London pdf Keys and description
Adults are on wing from late June to July.
The larvae feed on Alnus glutinosa, Alnus incana, Alnus viridis, Betula pubescens, Betula pendula, Carpinus betulus and Corylus avellana. They live in a composite leaf case composed of large leaf fragments. In spring, the case has two colours, consisting of dull yellowish and grey or pink old material dating from before hibernation and reddish brown new material.

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  • binderella
    Category:Moths described in 1832
    Category:Moths of Europe
    Category:Taxa named by Vincenz Kollar

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