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Coleophora kautzi

Coleophora kautzi

Coleophora kautzi is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found in the Mediterranean region and southern Russia.

Coleophora kautzi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
C. kautzi
Binomial name
Coleophora kautzi
Rebel, 1933[1]
  • Coleophora andalusiae Toll, 1960
  • Coleophora pirizanella Toll, 1959

The larvae feed on Alyssum minus and Alyssum montanum. They create a bivalved composite leaf case of about 15 mm with a mouth angle of about 30°. The case is mostly light brown, although the rear end is dark brown.[2]


  1. Fauna Europaea
  2. "". Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved 2011-04-29.

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