Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenoptilia plagiodactylus

Stenoptilia plagiodactylus (Stainton, 1851)

on Scabiosa

parasite

Larvae mainly hidden in the heart of the plant, among the young leaves.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Scabiosa cinerea, columbaria, holosericea, lucida.

larva

See Nel, Schmid.

synonyms

Stenoptilia plagiodactyla; St. scabiodactyla, scabiodactylus (Gregson, 1871). Gielis and (PESI, 2019) consider this species conspecific with Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla.

references

Bigot, Nel & Picard (2009a), Gielis (1996a), Nel (1996a), Schmid (2019a).

Last modified 27.i.2023