Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichrorampha acuminatana

Dichrorampha acuminatana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

sharp-winged drill

on Leucanthemum


The larvae live in the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Leucanthemum vulgare; ? Tanacetum vulgare.

The occurrence on Tanacetum is doubted on Lepiforum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body whitish; head brown, laterally darker prothoracic plate brownish (Swatschek).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Robbins (1991a), Schmitz (1998a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Vávra (2016a), Ylla Ullastre & Macià Vila (2005a).

Last modified 5.v.2023