Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora pratella

Coleophora pratella Zeller, 1871

on Bistorta, Fallopia

Coleophora pratella: case

case (from Zeller, 1871a)


The larva feeds on the developing fruits, living in “unusually small” trivalved case.


Polygonaceae, monophagous

Bistorta officinalis; Fallopia convolvulus, dumetorum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone (2004a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel ao (2014a), Kasy (1983a), Patzak (1974a), Pröse (1995a), Seliger (2012a), Zeller (1971a).

Last modified 6.x.2018