On the taxonomy of Afrotropical Coleophoridae (II) (Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae).

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Baldizzone G, Wolf HW. On the taxonomy of Afrotropical Coleophoridae (II) (Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae). Zootaxa. 2015;4000(3):335-62.
Eight new species of the genus Coleophora Hübner, 1822 are described: Coleophora kenyaensis sp. nov. , C. vansoni sp. nov. , C. elegans sp. nov. , C. namaqua sp. nov. , C. kamiesella sp. nov. , C. kunenensis sp. nov. , C. creola sp. nov. , and C. hirsutella sp. nov. The genitalia of three previously described species are described and illustrated for the first time: Coleophora niphocrossa Meyrick, 1920, C. enchitis Meyrick, 1920 and C. textoria Meyrick, 1921. The larval case of C. enchitis is illustrated and data about its biology are given.