Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora kyffhusana

Coleophora kyffhusana Petry, 1899

Coleophora kyffhusana case

from Toll (1962a)


Brownish yellow tubular silken case of 5-6 mm with a mouth angle of c. 45°. Cases are sitting on the upperside of the leaves (I & A Šulcs, 1989a).

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Gypsophila fastigiata, repens.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to Hungary, and from Germany to South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Adamczewski (1947a), Baldizzone, van der Wolf & Landry (2006a), Hering (1957a)m Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Patzak (1974a), Razowski (1990a), Schmid (2019a), Schütze (1931a), Suire (1961a), Šulcs & Šulcs (1989a), Szabóky, Tokár & Pastorális (2007a), Tokár, Richter, Richter, ao (2010a), Toll (1952a, 1962a).

Last modified 19.i.2023