Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxyptilus pilosellae

Oxyptilus pilosellae (Zeller, 1841)

downland plume

on Pilosella


Larvae in a web in the centre of the rosette.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Pilosella officinarum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Nel.


Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a), Fazekas (1993a), Fournier (2007a), Gielis (1996a), Nel (1996a), van Roosmalen, Wijker & Knijnsberg (2013a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Sutter (1991a).

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