Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphenoptera notha

Sphenoptera notha Abeille de Perrin, 1909

on Santolina


The larvae bore under the bark

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex.

Earlier references to Quercus coccifera, ilex probably are incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).


Arnáiz Ruiz (0000a, 1999a); Murria Beltrán & Murria Beltrán (2005a), Théry (1926a), Verdugo (2005a).

Last modified 7.iv.2021