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Coleophora anatipenella Hübner, 1796

Имаго  (Coleophora anatipenella)


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

Species name(s)

Coleophora anatipenella Hübner, 1796 = Tinea anatipenella Hübner, 1796 = Tinea bernoulliella Goeze, 1783 = Coleophora tiliella Zeller, 1849 = anatipennella = Coleophora anatipennella = Coleophora bernoulliella.


Zoogeographical regions



12—15 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage


Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Coleophora anatipennella [5]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan - from 1.2 to 1.5 cm. The front wings are whitish, with black dots. Rear - dark brown, with a long fringe. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • The zone of deciduous forests in Europe to the Near East. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • June July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Habitats: deciduous forests, orchards. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillars are active from mid-summer and then, after the winter, in the spring. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • The leaves of fruit trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Case consists of tubes. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photo: Zoran Bozovic.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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30.01.2014 17:18, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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