Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asiraca clavicornis

Asiraca clavicornis (Fabricius, 1794)

on Avena


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Avena sativa.

References by Mazzoni to Prunus domestica; Salix babylonica probably concern incidental observations. Often hibernates on Rubus fruticosus.


Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Asche (1982a), Cloos & Remana (2006a), Kunz & Kahapka (2012a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Remane (2002a), d’Urso & Mifsud (2012a).

Last modified 22.iii.2021