Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Fenusa ewaldi

Fenusa ewaldi Smith & Altenhofer, 2011

Fenusa ewaldi: mine on Rosa cf. canina

Rosa cf. canina, Rusland, Moscow Region, Orekhovo-Zuevsky District, Voinovo Gora Village, © Andrey Ponomarev

Fenusa ewaldi: mine on Rosa cf. canina

same mibe, lighted fr0m behind

Fenusa ewaldi: mine on Rosa cf. canina

larva in the mine

Fenusa ewaldi: larva



Of the mine nothing more is described than that it occupied an entire leaflet. It may be assumed that the blotch was full depth and contained many coarse elliptic frass grains.

host plants

monophagous, Rosaceae

Rosa cf. canina

possibly also Rosa acicularis or “cinnamomea” (= R. majalis or pendulina).


tenanted mines were found in early July; the imago appeared in mid-April of the following year.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2012).

distribution within Europe

European part of Russia ((Novosibirsk).


Smith & Altenhofer (2011a).

Last modified 21.iii.2021