Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hellinsia didactylites

Hellinsia didactylites (Ström, 1783)

on Hieracium


the larve develop in the ripening flower heads, that sometimes become disfigured.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Hieracium amplexicaule, lachenalii, murorum, prenanthoides, umbellatum.


Adaina scarodactyla, Leioptilus, Oidaematophorus, scarodactylus Hübner, 1813.


Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Buhr (1964a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Nel (1996a), Szőcs (1977a), Sutter (1991a), Vávra (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2021