Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eucosma wimmerana

Eucosma wimmerana (Treitschke, 1835)

on Artemisia


hard, elongated swelling of the apical part of the main shoot; of the larva, a caterpillar, yellowish or reddish; head blackish brown. Pupation in the gall or in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia campestris, dracunculus.

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.


Eucosma, Semasia, incana Lienig & Zeller, 1846


Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbeehere (1997a), Disqué (1905a), Houard (1909a), Lepiforum (2019), Šumpich & Vítek (2014a), Swatschek (1958a), Szőcs (1977a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 16.ii.2020