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

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 3.iii.2020