Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora unipunctella

Coleophora unipunctella Zeller, 1849

on Chenopodiastrum

Coleophora unipunctella: case

case (from Patzak, 1974a)


The larvae feed on the fruits, living in a case that is covered with fragments of fruit walls.

Amaranthaceae, ? monophagous

Chenopodiastrum hybridum.

According to Schütze also Atriplex.


Not in the Benelux.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Ivinskis & Savenkov (1991a), Patzak (1974a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 28.iii.2020