Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxyptilus chrysodactyla

Oxyptilus chrysodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Heracium, ? etc.


Larve an a young leaf, spun tigether into a bun.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? oligophagous

Hieracium amplexicaule, sabaudum, umbellatum.

Aalso mentioned often from Picris hieracioides.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Nel.


Oxyptilus chrysodactylus, hieracii (Zeller, 1841).


Aarvik & Midtgaard (1986a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Lepiforum (2022), Nel (1996a), Schütse (1931), Sutter (1991a).

Last modified 5.v.2022