Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora cinerea

Coleophora cinerea Toll, 1953

on Aster


Only the adult moths of this species are known, some seen flying around Aster ? alpinus. Because the moths are closely related to C. obscenella and C. virgaureae it may be assumed that the larvae likewise feed on the fruits of Aster.

distribution within Europe

Western Alps (PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone (2004a), Baldizzone & Tabell (2002a).

Last modified 7.ii.2018