Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mogulones euphorbiae

Mogulones euphorbiae (Brisout, 1866)

on forget-me-not


Eggs are deposited, mostly solitarily, under the epidermis of a rosette leaf. The young larva makes a short gallery towards the midrib, then tunnels towards the growing point of a young stem; here it completes its development. Pupation in the soil

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Myosotis arvensis, discolor, ramosissima, scorpioides, stricta, sylvatica.


Ceutorhynchus euphorbiae.


Abbazzi, Bartolozzi, Crudele & Sforzi (2003a), Behne (1987a), Delbol (2008a, 2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Nilsson (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018).

Last modified 1.iii.2021