Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anania verbascalis

Anania verbascalis (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

golden pearl

on Teucrium


Larvae in a web below the the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Teucrium chamaedrys, scorodonia.

The host plant status of Scrophularia; Verbascum (Scrophulariaceae) is uncertain.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva, pupa

see Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni; pictures on Lepiforum.


Fiumi (2018a), Lepiforum (2021), Mazurkiewicz, Tumialis & Pezowicz (2013a), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), UKmoths (2021).

Last modified 12.iv.2021