Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora sardiniae

Coleophora sardiniae Baldizzone, 1983

on Genista

Coleophora sardiniae

case (from Baldizzone, 1983b)

Coleophora sardiniae

larva, dorsal view

parasite

The final case is 5-6 mm long, dark brown, trivalved tubular silken case; the mouth angle is ± 60°. The larva feeds on the seeds in the pods.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista corsica.

distribution within Europe

Sardinia (PESI, 2018).

references

Baldizzone (1983b), Kaltenbach & Roesler (1985a).

Last modified 5.ix.2018