Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora carelica

Coleophora carelica Hackman, 1945

on Achillea, Artemisia

Coleophora carelica: case

case, covered with white silk (from Wikström ao).


The larvae mine at the underside of the leaves. Pupation in the case, that then is fastened to a leaf or the stem of the host plant.


Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium.

Rarely Artemisia vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone (1986b), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Wikström, Kerppola & Šulcs (1997a).

Last modified 17.iii.2018