Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euzophera cinerosella

Euzophera cinerosella (Zeller, 1839)

wormwood knot-horn

on Artemisia


Larvae bore in the root collar and in the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia absinthium, campestris, maritima.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Agassiz (2017a), Lepiforum (2020, Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 4.iii.2020