Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora centaureivora

Coleophora centaureivora Baldizzone, 1998

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

case

Dirty white bivalved composite leaf case of 18 mm, consisting op two leaf segments rolled together, with a large dorsal keel, and a mouth angle of c. 20°.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Centaurea aspera.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

references

Baldizzone (1998a).

19/11/2011

Last modified 28.vi.2017