Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Campiglossa difficilis

Campiglossa difficilis (Hendel, 1927)

on Taraxacum


Larvae in the capitula, initially within the achenes, later between them. Pupation partly in the capitula, partly in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Taraxacum officinale, sect. Scariosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Paroxyna difficilis.


Dirlbeck & Dirlbeck (1994a), Greve (1999a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Mohamadzade Namin (2011a), Mohamadzade Namin & Nozari (2015a).

Last modified 17.x.2020