Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phimodera flori

Phimodera flori Fieber, 1863

on Minuartia, Scleranthus


Larvae and adults at the roots.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Minuartia verna; Scleranthus perennis.

However, Lessieur & Lupoli also found an association with Erodium cicutarium (Geraniaceae).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Dioli (2021a), Dusoulier & Lupoli (2010a), Göricke (2009a), Lessieur & Lupoli (2017a).

Last modified 12.i.2022