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Coleophoridae
59a1637.1 – 1307   Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802)
             Apple & Plum Casebearer

[T] Ken Childs
Similar Species:
  • Coleophora prunifoliae Doets, 1944 is separated by genitalia.
  • Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761) is separated by genitalia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tinea spinella Schrank, 1802
Coleophora cerasivorella Packard, 1870
Coleophora fletcherella Fernald, 1892
Coleophora lutifrontella Bruand, 1851
Coleophora occidentalis Chambers, 1878 (missp. of occidentalis)
Coleophora occidentalis of authors, not Zeller, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802) includes as a synonym Coleophora cerasivorella Packard, 1870 in Karsholt et al. (1985: 30).
References
  • Baldizzone, G., H. van der Wolf, J.-F. Landry, 2006. Coleophoridae, Coleophorinae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 8: 1-215.
  • Baldizzone, G., H. van der Wolf, J.-F. Landry, 2006. Coleophoridae, Coleophorinae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 8: 1-215.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1878. Index to the described Tineina of the United States and Canada. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4(5): 125-167.
  • Karsholt, O., et al., 1985. Katalog over de danske Sommerfugle. Entomologiske Meddelelser, 52: 163 pages.
  • Packard, A.S., 1870. New or little known injurious insects. Annual report of the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture, 17 239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Coleophora spinella
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