Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hydrellia albilabris

Hydrellia albilabris (Meigen, 1830)


Initially a corridor, with hardly recognisable frass; in due course the entire tthallus is eaten out. Pupation within the mine.

host plants

Araceae, oligophagous

Lemna minor; Spirodela polyrhiza.


Larvae in August (Hering, 1957a).


BE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

NE recorded Beuk & Zatwarnicki (2002a)

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia to Spain and Italy, and from Britain to Poland and Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Beuk & Zatwarnicki (2002a), Eiseman & Zatwarnicki (2019a), Hering (1925b, 1957a), S√łnderup (1949a).

Last modified 11.ix.2021