Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxyptilus ericetorum

Oxyptilus ericetorum (Stainton, 1851)

on Hieracium, Pilosella


Larvae free in the centre of the rosette.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Hieracium murorum, tomentosum; Pilosella officinarum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Nel.


Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Gielis (1996a), Nel (1996a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Sutton (1991a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 8.ii.2020