Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dithryca guttularis

Dithryca guttularis (Meigen, 1826)

on Achillea


fleshy, fusiform swelling of the stem base, root or rhizome, up to 12 mm long; inside one white maggot or a puparium.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Achillea millefolium, nobilis subsp. neilreichii.


Ditricha guttularis.


Baugnée (2006a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Greve (1999a), Houard (1909a), Korneyev (2002a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Niblett (1940a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2019a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), White (1988a).

Last modified 17.x.2020