Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epermenia pontificella

Epermenia pontificella (Hübner, 1796)


Young larvae mine in the leaves.

host plants

Santalaceae, monophagous

Thesium linophyllon subsp. montanum.

distribution within Europe

all Europe except Scandinavia and the British Isles (PESI, 2017).


Budashkin & Gaedike (2005a), Gaedike (1966a, 1968a, 1972a), Gaedike & Baldizzone (2008a), Huemer (2012a).

Last modified 24.i.2020