Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Salebriopsis albicilla

Salebriopsis albicilla (Herrich-Schäffer, 1849)

lime knot-horn

mainly on Tilia


Larvae in leaf rolls that previously have been made by other caterpillars, and vacated.

host plants

Tiliaceae etc, polyphagous

? Alnus; ? Corylus; Salix aurita, caprea; Tilia cordata.


Hibernation as pupa in a cocoon in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Nephopteryx albicilla.


Huisman & Koster (1995a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Roweck & Savenkov (2007a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 20.ii.2020