Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hodebertia testalis

Hodebertia testalis (Fabricius, 1794)

on Cynanchum


Larvae among spun young leaves

host plants

Apocynaceae, monophagous

Asclepias syriaca; Cynanchum acutum.

Outside of Europa also on other genera, mainly of the same family.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum.


Palpita testalis.


Hayden & Minno (2016a), Lepiforum (2020), Lévai, Kelemen & Majláth (2015a), Nel (2002a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 12.iv.2021