Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alucita palodactyla

Alucita palodactyla Zeller, 1847

on Lomelosia


uncertain. Buhr suggests a gall similar to the one of A. grammodactyla, but Huertas Dionisio describes a larva inside a flower head. Actually he thereby mentions grammodactyla, but the host plant makes it clear that palodactyla is intended.


Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lomelosia rutifolia.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Fazekas (2010a,b), Houard (1909a), Huertas Dionisio (2002a, 2007a).

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