Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protaphis anthemidis

Protaphis anthemidis (Börner, 1940)

on Cota, ? Cirsium


Apterae 1-2 mm; at the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? monophagous

Cota tinctoria.

Wojciechowski ao moreover mention Cirsium arvense.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Blackman & Eastop doubt the validity of this species; might be a synonym of P. carlinae.


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019