Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scoparia subfusca

Scoparia subfusca Haworth, 1811

large grey

on Asteraceae


The larva bores in the roots and root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Tussilago farfara.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Body white; head brown; prothoracic plate light brown; piacula brown (Muus).


Corley, Rosete, Romão ao (2015a), Fiumi (2018a), Muus (2012a), Tuinstra (2021a).

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