Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora ravillella

Coleophora ravillella Toll, 1961

on Onobrychis

Coleophora ravillella: case on Onobrychis viciifolia

Onobrychis viciifolia, case (from Baldizzone, 1986a)


Bivalved lobe case, or very untidy composite leaf case, 7-9 mm long, made up of 4-5 withered leaflets. The mouth opening has shifted laterally.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Onobrychis saxatilis, viciifolia.

distribution within Europe

France, Spain, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Baldizzone (1978a, 1986a), Nel (1992b).

Last modified 17.ii.2018