Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora fuscociliella

Coleophora fuscociliella Zeller, 1849

Coleophora fuscociliella case

from Toll (1962a)


Slender, laterally compressed, sheath case with a clear ventral keel. The case has a number of fine diagonal ridges running backwards-downwards. Rear end bent somewhat down, darker than the remainder of the case. Mouth angle about 20°.


Fabaceae, oligophagous

Coronilla; Medicago.


Larvae from autumn till June of the following year (Hering, 1957a).


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Italy, Macedonia, and Romania; moreover known from southern Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Coleophora medicaginis Herrich-Schäffer, 1861.


Baldizzone (1979a, 1986b), Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Burmann (1992a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel ao (2014a), Hering (1957a), Kasy (1965a), Klimesch (1958c), Pröse (1995a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1962a).

Last modified 26.ii.2018