Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae)
Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland is described as new.
The species resemblesmost closely C. glitzella O. Hofmann, 1869, C. murinella
Tengström, 1848 and C. juncicolella Stainton, 1851 but has diagnostic differences
in its life history, external appearance, genitalmorphology as well as DNA
barcode. The new species feeds on Empetrum nigrum L. Adultmale and female,
their genitalia as well as larval case are illustrated, and the known distribution
range is given.DNAbarcodes are provided for the new species and its closestEuropean