Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora glaseri

Coleophora glaseri Toll, 1961

Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae

Coleophora glaseri case

Toll (1962a)


Dark brown, ribbbed, tubular silken case of 7 mm length and a mouth angle of 50°.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista tinctoria.

It is not clear whether the species is a leafminer, or feeds on the fruits and developing seeds (in which case it does not belong in thise site!)

distribution within Europe

Czechia, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, and Bulgarije (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Toll (1961a, 1962a).


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