Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Auletobius pubescens

Auletobius pubescens (Kiesenwetter, 1851)

on Cistus


Adults feed on the leaves; the biology of the larvae is unknown.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Cistus halimifolius, ladanifer, laurifolius, monspeliensis, salviifolius.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Auletes, Mesauletobius, pubescens.


Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Hoffmann (1958a), Legalov (2001a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Velázquez de Castro, Alonso Zarazaga & Outerelo (1990a).

Last modified 16.ix.2020