Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Emmelina argoteles

Emmelina argoteles (Meyrick, 1922)

reed-bed plume

on Calystegia, Ipomoea


Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, oligophagous

Calystegia pubescens, sepium, soldanella; Ipomoea batatas.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

See Nel.


Emmelina jezonica Derra, 1980; E. pseudojezonica Derra, 1987.


Only a study of the genitalia permits a separation from the common Emmelina monodactyla.


Corley, Nunes, Rosete & Ferreira (2019a), Derra (1980a), Fazekas (2015b), Gastón & Vives Moreno (2000a), Gielis (1996a), Lepiforum (2023), Murria Beltrán (2006a), Nel (1996a).

Last modified 25.ii.2023