Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alucita desmodactyla

Alucita desmodactyla Zeller, 1847

on Stachys


The larvae develop in the flowers.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Stachys alpina, recta, sylvatica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

egg, larva, pupa

see Schmid.


Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Buhr (1965a), Fazekas (2010a), Fazekas & Edmunds (2023a), Huemer (2005a), Kuras & Sitek (2007a), Schmid (2019a).

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