Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora sattleri

Coleophora sattleri Baldizzone 1995

on Arenaria

Coleophora sattleri: case

case (from Baldizzone & Corley)


The larvae are leaf miners. The final case is 8 mm long, trivalved, with a mouth angle of 30°. Antero-dorsally the remnants are visible of a youth case, evidently built upon a leaf fragment.


Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Arenaria montana.


Larvae found in March, June, and July.

distribution within Europe

France, Portugal.


Baldizzone (1995a), Baldizzone & Corley (2013a).

Last modified 5.ix.2018