Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Galeatus maculatus

Galeatus maculatus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)

on Pilosella


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, ± monophagous

Pilosella officinarum.

However, sometimes found in numbers on totally different plants, like Potentilla; Salvia pratensis


Bivoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Aukema & Hermes (2006a), Ferenca, Tamutis & Stankutė (2015a), Grancher, Aubourg & Gargatte (2011a), Kment & Baňař (2012a), Pagola-Carte & Zabalegui (2006a), Stehlík (2002a), Wagner (1955a).

Last modified 22.iii.2021