Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphoniella artemisiae

Macrosiphoniella artemisiae (Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1841)

on Artemisia

Macrosiphoniella artemisiae on Artemisia vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae 2-4 mm, lightly dusted and with black appendages. They live on the stem, preferably high in the plant and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, almost monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.

Less often on other Artemisia species, in particular A. abrotanum, arborescens, absinthium, caerulescens subsp. gallica, pedemontana, vallesiaca, verlotiorum.

Occasionally found on Leucanthemum vulgare;
Tanacetum parthenium


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Franquinho Aguiar & Ilharco (2001a) Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tambs-Lyche (1968a), Tomasi (2014a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 31.i.2019