Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orchestes stobieckii

Orchestes stobieckii (Smreczynski, 1957)


Mine starts at an oviposition scar in the midrib, not far from the leaf tip. From there starts a sort corridor, filled with frass, running upwards, suddenly widening in the end to a full depth blotch with a basal concentration of frass.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Nepeta nuda.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Poland, Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Rhynchaenus stobieckii.


Beiger (1979a), Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Cunev (2013a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.ix.2020