Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megophthalmus scabripennis

Megophthalmus scabripennis Edwards, 1915

on Helichrysum


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Helichrysum italicum subsp. microphyllum.

A reference to Cistus monspeliensis is possibly accidental.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


den Bieman & de Haas (2019a), della Giustina (1989a), d’Urso & Mifsud (2012a).

Last modified 2.ii.2021