Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epiblema cnicicolana

Epiblema cnicicolana (Zeller, 1847)

fleabane bell

on Pulicaria


The larva bores in the lower part of the stem.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Pulicaria dysenterica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a).

Last modified 9.ii.2020