Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pelenomus velaris

Pelenomus velaris (Gyllenhal, 1827)

on Persicaria


according to Hoffmann the larva makes an elongated gall, with the size of a pea, in a lateral branch close to its base. Dieckmann strongly doubts this.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Persicaria amphibia, maculosa.


Phytobius velaris.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a(, Hoffmann (1954a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 22.ix.2020