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.


Behne (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Nilsson (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

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