Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora ramosella

Coleophora ramosella Zeller, 1849

daisy case-bearer

Coleophora ramosella case

from Toll (1952a)


Tubular silke case, about 9 mm long, trivalved, with a mouth angle of about 20°.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Aster amellus; Bellis perennis; Galatella linosyris; Hieracium; Solidago virgaurea.


Larva full-fed in June (Emmet ao, 1996a).


Recorded in Belgium (Wullaert, 2017a).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia to the Pyrenees, Italy, and Hungary, and from Ireland to Slovakia; moreover found in South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Coleophora albicornis Benander, 1936; C. vlachi (Toll, 1953).


Baldizzone (1979a, 1988b), Beiger (1960a), Biesenbaum & van der Wolf (1999a), Edmunds, Langmaid, Bland ao (1996a), Hering (1957a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Jäckh (1957a), Kasy (1987a), Klimesch (1950c, 1858c), Patzak (1974a), Pröse (1984a), Razowski (1990a), Suire (1961a), Szőcs (1977a), Toll (1952a, 1962a), Wullaert (2017a).

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