Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scaptomyza griseola

Scaptomyza griseola (Zetterstedt, 1847)


Narrow corridor, leading to a large blotch. The blotch has lower- and upper-surface parts, and is full depth where these overlap. Pupation external (Robbins, 1991a).


Brassicaceae (?), Caryophyllaceae (?), Potamogetonaceae

Potamogeton polygonifolius.

Máca (1972a) mentions with some reservation an observation on Stellaria media; Robbins (1991a) described mines on Brassica and Sisymbrium but is uncertain about the identification.


BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

NE present, according to the Fauna Europaea (2009) but not included in Beuk (2002b).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia and northern Russia to the Pyrenees, Alps, and Croatia, and from Britain to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Bland (1992b), Hackman (1955a), Máca (1972a), Robbins (1991a).

Last modified 25.viii.2021