Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora millefolii

Coleophora millefolii Zeller, 1849

on Achillea

Coleophora millefolii: case

case (from Patzak, 1974a)


Compact, sausage-shaped, strongly hairy case, built out of numerous leaf fragments; mouth angle about 45°.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Achillea millefolium.


Larvae from autumn till June (Hering, 1957a).


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Most of Europe, but not in the British Isles and the Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Baldizzone (2004a), Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Hering (1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Klimesch (1958c), Leutsch (2011a), Michalska (1970a), Mitterberger (1931a), Patzak (1974a,b), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1962a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020