Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Endothenia ustulana

Endothenia ustulana (Haworth, 1811)

bugle marble

on Ajuga


The larva initially bore in the rhizome and hibernates there; in the spring it bores in the stem. Attacked plants are severely stunted.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Ajuga reptans.


Also Stachys (Segerer ao)

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Hellers (2002a), Huisman (2022a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Kuchlein, Gielis, Huisman, ao (1988a), Lepiforum (2019), Pröse (1984a), Robbins (1991a), Segerer, Neumayr, Pröse & Kolbeck (1994a), Steeman & Sierens (2018a), Wegner (2015a), Ylla, Macià & Requena (2009a).

Last modified 10.iv.2023