Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphenoptera bedeli

Sphenoptera bedeli Abeille de Perrin, 1909

on Artemisia


Larvae bore in the base of the stem and in the thick roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia herba-alba.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Sánchez Sobrino & Tolosa Sánchez (2003a), Théry (1926a), Verdugo (2005a).

Last modified 9.iv.2021