Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Omphalapion dispar

Omphalapion dispar (Germar, 1817)

on Anthemis etc.


Larvae and pupae in the capitula.

host plants

Asteraceae-Anthemideae, oligophagous

Anthemis arvensis, cotula, cretica; Cota tinctoria; Matricaria; Tripleurospermum inodorum.

Only rarely on Matricaria s.str.
A reference by Delbol to Hieracium umbellatum does not fit well in this picture.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion dispar.


Delbol (2013a), Dieckman (1977a}. Ehret (1990a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020