Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora kroneella

Coleophora kroneella Fuchs, 1899

Coleophora kroneella case

from Toll (1962a)


Very similar to the case of C. serratella but the colour is not yellowish grey, but rather blackish, with a reddish end.


Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier; Pyrus communis; Sorbus.

Hering (1957a) and Toll (1962a) write that Pear is the only hostplant.


Full-grown cases in May, June (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

From Switzerland to Italy and Greece, and from Austria to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Baldizzone (1983c), Baldizzone & Triberi (1982a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Bankes (1912a), Drăghia (1972a), Hering (1957a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).


Last modified 22.vii.2017