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), 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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