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.

distribution within Europe

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


Hering (1957a), Huemer (1998b), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Pröse (1984a). Schmid (2019a), Šulcs & Šulcs (1989a), Toll (1952b, 1962a).

Last modified 25.i.2023