Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenoptilia zophodactylus larva

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Gentiana sp., Amstelveen

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same larva, lateral

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head & pronotum; part of the dorsal chaetotaxy

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the setae are spathulate and flattened at the end; proleg

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same locality and host plant, one month later (mid April): head and pronotum, eye patch

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prolegs, lateral and ventral

According to the literature older larvae have a black head and yellow, green or red length lines over the body.

Last modified 27.viii.2018