Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora kautzi

Coleophora kautzi Rebel, 1933

Coleophora kautzi case

from Toll (1962a)


Bivalved composite leaf case of c. 15 mm with a mouth angle of c. 30°. Depending on the hostplant the case is more or less woolly-felty. The case is light brown, the rear end, that stems from before the hibernation, is dark brown.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Alyssum minus, montanum.

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean Region, South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Baldizzone (1990b), Baldizzone & Buvat (1983a), Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (1999a), Nel (1993a, 1999a).

Last modified 26.ix.2018