Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oncocera semirubella

Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)

rosy-striped knot-horn

on Lotus, etc.


Larvae in a silken tube on the inflorescence.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina, sativa; Ononis; Trifolium repens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Pollichia semirubella.


Bentley (2008a), Lepiforum (2021), Roesler (1980a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 1.xi.2021