Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Strongylogaster xanthocera

Strongylogaster xanthocera (Stephens, 1835)

on ferns


Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Pteridophyta, narrowly polyphagous

Athyrium; Dryopteris; Polystichum; Pteridium aquilinum.

Mack found the larvae exclusively on Pteridium aquilinum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Macek.


Berland (1947a), Haris (2018a), Hoop (1983a), Liston, Prous & Macek (2019a), Macek (2010a), Mol (2021a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schwarz (2005a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Zombori (1975a).

Last modified 18.iv.2024