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Coleophora hemerobiella Scopoli, 1763


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Gelechioidea family Coleophoridae genus Coleophora → species Coleophora hemerobiella

Species name(s)

Coleophora hemerobiella Scopoli, 1763 = Cepurga hemerobiella (Scopoli, 1763) = Phalaena hemerobiella Scopoli, 1763 = Tinea anseripennella Hübner, [1813] = Tinea anseripennella Hübner, 1827.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Forewing length

5—6 mm.

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Cepurga hemerobiella. [3]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing from 0.5 to 0.6 cm. Under the top of each front wing is a triangular beam fringe, rear wings still have the front fringe and carry along the entire length. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Europe to Asia Minor in the area of ​​deciduous forest. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Moth flight is in the middle of summer. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Meeting place: the zone of deciduous forests in Europe; deciduous forests and orchards. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Fruit trees, roses. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar stage lasts 2 years, the larvae live in dark brown Case consists. [5]. Peter Khramov.


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