Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia gypsophilata

Eupithecia gypsophilata Skou, Mironov & Rietz, 2017

on Gypsophila


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Gypsophila struthium.

Two other species mentioned in the description, viz. Limonium dichotomum; Reseda stricta are less probable.

distribution within Europe


larva, pupa

see King & Viejo Montesinos.


King & Viejo Montesinos (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Skou, Mironov & Rietz (2017a).

Last modified 16.xi.2021