Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora ptarmicia

Coleophora ptarmicia Walsingham, 1910

Coleophora ptarmicia cases

from Toll (1962a)


Lobe case, 7 mm long, covered with large, yellow, leaf fragments widely standing out. Mouth angle about 40°.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Achillea collina, millefolium, ptarmica, setacea.


Adults in June, July (Toll, 1962a).


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

distribution within Europe

Very disjunct distribution, perhaps boreo-alpine.


Coleophora ptarmica Toll, 1962; C. zimmermanni, Rebel, 1937.


Baldizzone (1979a, 2004a), Baldizzone & scalercio (2018a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Hering (1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Šumpich, Žemlička, Číla, ao (2007a), Šumpich, Liška & Dvořák (2011a), Toll (1962a).

Last modified 1.ii.2020