Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microplontus falcozi

Microplontus falcozi (Hustache, 1914)

on Tephroseris


A single larva develops in the receptacle of the flower head; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tephroseris integrifolia subsp. capitata.

Prior references to Tanacetum corymbosum are highly unlikely.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Germann (2006a), Géry & Dauphin (2007a).

Last modified 18.ix.2020