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Coleophora Hübner, 1822 (a genus of case-bearer micro-moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Coleophora albidella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (White Sallow Case-bearer)
Pistol case - on leaf - in situ
Species  
Coleophora alticolella Zeller, 1849 (Common Rush Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora anatipennella (Hübner, 1796) (Pistol Case-bearer)
Adult - dorsal view
Species  
Coleophora betulella Heinemann, 1876 (White Birch Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora binderella (Kollar, 1832) (Grey Alder Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora caespititiella Zeller, 1839 (Buff Rush Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora flavipennella (Duponchel, 1843) (Tipped Oak Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora follicularis (Vallot, 1802) (Agrimony Case-bearer)
Adult - lateral view
Species  
Coleophora galbulipennella Zeller, 1838 (Kent Case-bearer)
Mined leaf of Nottingham Catchfly
Species  
Coleophora hemerobiella (Scopoli, 1763) (Black-stigma Case-bearer)
Adult - dorsal view - close-up
Species  
Coleophora ibipennella Zeller, 1849 (Forest Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora laricella (Hübner, 1817) (Larch Case-bearer) Species 1 ident refs
Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel, 1843) (Dark Elm Case-bearer)
Abandoned second case and feeding trace for third case at leaf base
Species  
Coleophora lineolea (Haworth, 1828) (Woundwort Case-bearer) Species  
Coleophora pennella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) (Bugloss Case-bearer)
Pupal case - attached to dead grass head
Species  
Coleophora pyrrhulipennella Zeller, 1839 (Ling Case-bearer)
Case - on Erica - side view
Species  
Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761) (Common Case-bearer)
Adult - dorsal view
Species  
Coleophora solitariella Zeller, 1849 (Ochreous Case-bearer)
Feeding traces
Species  
Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802) (Apple & Plum Case-bearer, Apple and Plum Case-bearer)
Male - dorsal view
Species  
Coleophora trochilella (Duponchel, 1843) (Verge Case-bearer)
Adult - dorsal view
Species  
(Coleophora 'flutipennella') (oak case-bearers) Informal  
Coleophora flavipennella (Duponchel, 1843) (Tipped Oak Case-bearer) Species  
(Coleophora alticolella/glaucicolella) (Coleophora larval cases on Juncus)
Informal  
(Coleophora coracipennella group) (Coleophora larval cases on Rosaceous trees)
Coleophora serratella (Common Case-bearer), eg: Coleophora serratella (Common Case-bearer) - Adult - dorsal view Coleophora spinella (Apple & Plum Case-bearer, Apple and Plum Case-bearer), eg: Coleophora spinella (Apple & Plum Case-bearer, Apple and Plum Case-bearer) - Male - dorsal view
Informal  

Suggested Literature

Coleophora may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Ditrysia
(butterflies and most moths)
GELECHIOIDEA
(a superfamily of micro-moths)
COLEOPHORIDAE
(a family of micro-moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Gelechioidea)
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