Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eublemma minutata

Eublemma minutata (Fabricius, 1794)

scarce marbled

on Helichrysum


The larva makes pseudomines: it completely consumes the leaf tissue, also the upper and lower epidermis, but leaves the felty hair cover of the host plant untouched.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Helichrysum arenarium.


BE recorded (Phegea, 2011).
NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

Almost all Europe, except North Russia, Ireland, and most of the Mediterranean islands (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka & Turčáni.


Eublemma minutatum.


Ebert (ed., 2003a), Hering (1963a, 1964a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka & Turčáni (2008b).

Last modified 15.xi.2021