Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trichopteryx polycommata

Trichopteryx polycommata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1765)

barred tooth-striped

on Ligustrum, etc.


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly Oleaceae

Fraxinus excelsior; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera xylosteum; Syringa vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Ebert (ed., 2001a), Lepiforum (2021), Wagner (2003b).

Last modified 31.vii.2021