Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Platyptilia calodactyla

Platyptilia calodactyla (Denis & Schifferm├╝ller, 1775)

golden-rod plume

on Asteraceae


The larvae bore in the base of the stem; there also the pupation and hibernation.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Doronicum; Erigeron acris subsp. politus; Senecio nemorensis, sylvaticus; Solidago virgaurea & subsp. minuta.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel.


Aarvik, Karsholt, Larsen & Schnack (1988a), Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Gielis (1996a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2006a), Nel (1996a), Sutter (1991a), Varenne, Wikstr├Âm & Nel (2014a).

Last modified 10.iv.2021