Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Helianthemapion aciculare

Helianthemapion aciculare (Germar, 1817)

on Fumana, Helianthemum, Tuberaria


the larva develops on the stem, perhaps also in the fruit capsule; possibly this causes some galling.

host plants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Fumana procumbens; Helianthemum nummularium & subsp. obscurum; Tuberaria guttata.


Apion, Phrissotrichum, aciculare.


Buhr (1964a), Cunev (2013a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Schiller (1983a), Tomasi (2014a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.iv.2021