Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora peisoniella

Coleophora peisoniella Kasy, 1965

on Artemisia

Coleophora peisoniella: case

case (from Kasy, 1965a)

parasite

Initially the larva lives in a flower head that has been eaten out. Inside, the larva spins its case. When the cause has about its final size, the flower head mostly drops off. The final case is light brown, 5-6 mm long, trivalved, and has a mouth angle of ± 70°.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia maritima.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Baldizzone, Tokár Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Kasy (1965a), Nel (2003a).

Last modified 4.ix.2018