Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mimosestes mimosae

Mimosestes mimosae (Fabricius, 1781)

on Acacia


The larvae develop in the pods, inside the seeds; there also the pupation.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Acacia farnesiana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Yus Ramos (2008a, 2010b), Yus Ramos & Lencina Gutiérrez (2014a), Yus Ramos & Pérez Onteniente (2015a).

Last modified 3.vii.2020