Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenoptilia pterodactyla

Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Linnaeus, 1761)

brown plume

on Veronica


The larva lives freely on all above-ground parts of the plant.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, (marrowly?) monophagous

Veronica chamaedrys.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel.


Albu (2009a), Arenberger (1990a), Bigot, Nel & Picard (2009a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Nel (1996a), Sutter (1991a), Wegner (2010a).

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