Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora scabrida

Coleophora scabrida Toll, 1959


Light grey, trivalved, tubular silken case of c. 7 mm with a mouth angle of c. 45°, sprinkled with sand grains.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Herniaria glabra, hirsuta.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to Spain and Italy, and from France to South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2011).


Baldizzone (1979d, 2020a), Baldizzone, Tokár, Z & S Kovács (2004a), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Nel (1992b).

Last modified 7.i.2023