Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cyphocleonus hedenborgi

Cyphocleonus hedenborgi (Fahnraeus, 1842)

on Centaurea


The biology of the larvae is unknown; probably it does not differ appreciably from that of Cyphocleonus achates, with which this species has often been confused in the past.

host plants

Asteraceae, monofaag

Centaurea solstitialis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Cyphocleonus morbillosus (Fabricius, 1792).


Clement (1990a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a) , Dieckman (1983a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 2.iv.2023