Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora burmanni

Coleophora burmanni Toll, 1952

Coleophora burmanni case

from Toll (1962a)


Tubular silken case, 8-12 mm long, with some broad, irregular, dark length lines of detritus and frass. The case is indistinctly trivalved, the mouth angle 40-50°.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Gypsophila repens, fastigiata.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Latvia to Spain, and from France to Austria (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Hering (1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Pröse (1984a), I & A Šulcs (1989a), Toll (1952b, 1962a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020