Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora lebedella

Coleophora lebedella (Falkovitsh, 1982)

on Atriplex, Chenopodium

Coleophora lebedella: case

case (from Baldizzone, 1990b)


The larvae feed on the developing fruits, from a 3-5 mm long, light to dark brown, trivalved case with a mouth angle of ± 35°.


Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex glauca; Chenopodium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone (1990b), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a).

Last modified 17.ii.2018