Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Endothenia lapideana

Endothenia lapideana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

on Digitalis

Digitalis lutea

Digitalis lutea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, 7.iii.2018 © Ruben Meert: host plant in early spring

Endothenia lapideana larva on Digitalis lutea

larva

Endothenia lapideana pupa on Digitalis lutea

pop

Endothenia lapideana pupa on Digitalis lutea

The stump of the broken old stem has been closed with silk.

parasite

The larva bores in the stem.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Digitalis grandiflora, lutea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.

synonyms

Olethreutes lapideana.

references

Disqué (1905a), Gros (2016a), Lepiforum, Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Šumpich (2011a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 28.ii.2020