Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenoptilia coprodactylus

Stenoptilia coprodactylus (Stainton, 1851)

on Gentiana


The larva develop within the corolla, that is kept partly closed with spinning,

host plants

Gentianaceae, monophagous

Gentiana acaulis, alpina, angustifolia, clusii, verna.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pup

See Nel, Schmid.


Stenoptilia coprodactyla.


Baldizzone (2008a), Bigot, Nel & Picard (2009a), Gielis (1996a), Hering (1957a), Nel (1996a), Schmid (2019a), Sutter (1991a).

Last modified 27.i.2023