Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhamphus subaeneus

Rhamphus subaeneus Illiger, 1807

on Crataegus, etc.


According to Hering (1957a) the mines are similar to those of Rhamphus oxyacanthae, but they occur in early summer. Moreover, the pupation in the mine would take place in a cocoon.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

azarolis, laevigata, ? macrocarpa, monogyna; Prunus spinosa; Pyrus communis, spinosa.


Mines in May-June (Hering, 1957a).


BE observed (, 2010).

NE observed (Heijerman, 1993a).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007a).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy and from France to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).


species of warm situations (Rheinheimer & Hassler, 2010a).


Caillol (1954a), Compte (1981a), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1921a, 1930a, 1957a), Podlussány (2007a), Reibnitz (2012a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scherf (1964a), Stüben (2017a), Tempère (1982a), Vorst (2010a).

Last modified 13.xi.2023