Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Campiglossa argyrocephala

Campiglossa argyrocephala (H Loew, 1844)

on Achillea


The flower head is deformed, in the enlarged receptacle a single white maggot, or a pupa. The topmost leaves are folded into bunch.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Achillea ptarmica.


Baugnée (2006a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2019a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), White (1988a).

Last modified 17.ix.2019