Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heterogaster cathariae

Heterogaster cathariae (Geoffroy, 1785)

on Nepeta, etc.


Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Lycopus europaeus; Melissa officinalis; Mentha; Nepeta cataria, italica subsp. troodi, melissifolia, nuda; Salvia officinalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Dioli (1997a), Frieß & Brandner (2014a), Kiyak, Fent & Dursun (2020a), Lis & Lis (2006a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Péricart (1998a), Rabitsch (2001a, 2004a, 2008b), Yazici, Yildirim & Moulet (2015a).

Last modified 13.iv.2022