Explanation of Names
Author: Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Postocular scales dark brown rather than pale yellow or orange yellow as in C. trifolii and C. apicialbella (Landry & Wright 1993).
Palearctic, adventive in the Nearctic.
Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
Introduced from the Palearctic.
Landry, Jean-François and Barry Wright. 1993. Systematics of the Nearctic species of metallic-green Coleophora (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). The Canadian Entomologist 125(3):549-618.