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Coleophora hemerobiella Scopoli, 1763

Самец  Coleophora hemerobiella


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. [3, 9, 187]



This species marks on the maps: 1.

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.

Самка  Coleophora hemerobiella

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Cepurga hemerobiella. [3].


  • 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].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3].
  • Europe to Asia Minor in the area of ​​deciduous forest. [5].

Imago 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].

General info about Imago

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

Imago lifespan

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

General info about Larva

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

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Fruit trees, roses. [5].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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