Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora conspersa

Coleophora conspersa Baldizzone & Tabell, 1999

on Phlomus

Coleophora conspersa: case

case (case Baldizzone & Tabell, 1999a).


The larvae mine the leaves from a 7-8 mm long composite leaf case, consisting of three cut out leaf fragments. The latest fragment is quite larve, triangular. The case is very pale brown, densely covered with dirty white stellate hairs. The case is bivalved, the mouth angle is 90°.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

Phlomis lycia.


distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone & Tabell (1999a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a).

Last modified 18.ii.2018