Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia campanularum

Ophiomyia campanularum Starý, 1930

on Campanula


The larva makes a gallery mine in the bark of the stem; puparium below the epidermis. Frass in widely spaced coarse lumps.

host plants

Campanulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Campanula rotundifolia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Rear spiraculum with 5 papillae.

Ophiomyia campanularum

rear spiracula of the puparium (from de Meijere)


Beiger (1958a, 1960a), Buhr (1964a), Černý (2012a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Hering (1956b, 1957a, 1960a, 1976a), de Meijere (1938a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1964a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 16.i.2023