Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxyna parietina

Oxyna parietina (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Artemisia


Usually rather weak swelling of the stem, dependent on the number of larvae (boring maggots) present.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia absinthium, campestris, vulgaris.


Tephritis pantherina Fallén, 1820 (erroneously attributed to Fabricius by Houard).


Confusion is possible with Campiglossa misella.


Baugnée (2006a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Klasa, Kaczorowska & Soszyński (2011a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lutovinovas (2014a), Medianero, Parra, Sánchez & Nieves-Aldrey (2007a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Niblett (1940a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tomasi (2014a), Tóth (1969a), White (1988a).

Last modified 3.ii.2019