Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aneugmenus coronatus

Aneugmenus coronatus (Klug, 1818)

Aneugmenus coronatus: occupied frond of Pteridium aquilinum

Pteridium aquilinum, België, prov. Namen, Couvin, Ry de Pernelle © Stéphane Claerebout

Aneugmenus coronatus: mine on Pteridium aquilinum

underside of a mined pinnula

Aneugmenus coronatus: larvae in opened mine

the mine contained two larvae


Young larvae live gregariously in a small hypophyllous blotch mine; later they live free on the leaf.

host plants

Dennstaedtiaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Woodsiaceae: narrowly polyphagous

Athyrium filix-femina; Dryopteris filix-mas; Polystichum setiferum; Pteridium aquilinum.


An occupied mine was found July, 20th.

distribution within Europe

All of Europe.


Selandria coronata; ? Selandria analis: Houard, 1908.


Aguiar, Cravo & Gonçalves (2017a), Benson (1961a), Berland (1947a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Haris (2012a, 2018a), Hoop (1983a), Houard (1908a), Macek (2009a), Mol (2021a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Schwarz (2005a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 17.iv.2024