Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene regiana

Pammene regiana (Zeller, 1849)

regal piercer

on maple


The larvae live in the seed-part of the samara. Pupation in a cocoon in the litter or under loose bark.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, platanoides, pseudoplatanus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Schmid, Swatschek.


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Aarvik (1992a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Fazekas & Schreurs (2010a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Kasy (1987a), Kuchlein, Gielis, Huisman, ao (1988a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a), Schmid (2019a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 6.ii.2023