Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dibolia foersteri

Dibolia foersteri Bach, 1859

on Stachys


Very transperrnt blotch from which short broad lobes may extend. Frass concentrated in the centre. Pupation outside the mine (Doguet, 1994a; Hering, 1957a).


Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stachys officinalis.


Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a).


BE recorded (Fauna Europea, 2007).

NE stated to be recorded by the Fauna Europaea (2007), but this is not confirmed by Beenen & Winkelman (1993a).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From France, Germany, Poland and the Ukraine southwards in Europe (Doguet, 1994a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).


Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Doguet (1994a), Hering (1930a, 1957a), Mohr (1981a), Pozsgai (2005a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Vig (1999a).

Last modified 23.xi.2020