Coleophora colutella (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae): A Palearctic Pest of Crownvetch, Coronilla varia (Fabaceae), New to North America

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Coleophora colutella (F.) is reported for the first time in North America based on collections from Cape Cod, MA. This immigrant casebearer, whose larvae feed on the leaves of crownvetch (Coronilla varia L.), presumably was introduced with European plant material. Diagnostic characters and illustrations of the adult and larval case are given, a table comparing C. colutella with other similar Nearctic species is provided, and its biology in Europe and North America is summarized.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 1993

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  • Annals of the Entomological Society of America is published in January, March, May, July, September, and November. Annals especially invites submission of manuscripts that integrate different areas of insect biology, and address issues that are likely to be of broad relevance to entomologists. Articles also report on basic aspects of the biology of arthropods, divided into categories by subject matter: systematics; ecology and population biology; arthropod biology; arthropods in relation to plant diseases; conservation biology and biodiversity; physiology, biochemistry, and toxicology; morphology, histology, and fine structure; genetics; and behavior.
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