Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora nutantella

Coleophora nutantella Mühlig & Frey, 1857

campion case-bearer

on Silene


Biology as in C. silenella, but the case is yellowish.


Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene nutans.

distribution within Europe

Almost all Europe; not in the British Island and the Benelux (PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone (1984a, 1990b, 2004a), Baldizzone & Luquet (1981a), Baldizzone, Tokár, Kovács & Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Corley, Maravalhas & Passos de Carvalho (2006a), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Patzak (1976a), Pröse (1984a, 1995a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020