Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Campiglossa misella

Campiglossa misella (Loew, 1869)

on Artemisia

Campiglossa misella gall

Artemisia vulgaris, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Ploegsteert; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Campiglossa misella gall

opened gall

Campiglossa misella: gall on Artemisia vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris, Rotterdam; © Ben van As


Only the first generation (May-June) makes stem galls, with one or more larvae: the larvae of the second generation live in the flower heads, without causing galls. Pupation in the gall.


Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Artemisia absinthium, campestris, vulgaris; Chrysanthemum; Centaurea nigra.


Paroxyna misella; see also Trypeta lemei Kieffer, 1909.


Baugnée (2006a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klasa, Kaczorowska & Soszyński (2011a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Medianero, Parra, Sánchez & Nieves-Aldrey (2007a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Mohamadzade Namin & Nozari (2015a), Mohamadzade Namin, Nozari & Rasoulian (2010a), White (1988a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a).

Last modified 16.x.2020