Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trachys goberti

Trachys goberti Des Gozis, 1889


Full depth blotch. The point of oviposition is covered by a shining black drop of dried secretion. Pupation within the mine; the pupa not in a cocoon.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Marrubium vulgare; Phlomis herba-venti, lychnitis.


Larvae from April on (Hering, 1957a).


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

distribution within Europe

Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2009); according to Schaeffer (1949a) also Italy.


Cobos (1986a), Hering (1957a), Murria Beltrán & Murria Beltrán (2005a), Schaefer (1949a), Théry (1942a), Verdugo (2005a), Verdugo Páez (2000a, 2002a).

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