Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Celypha rufana

Celypha rufana (Scopoli, 1763)

lakes marble

on Asteraceae


The young larvae feed at the roots; later the feed on dead leaves of a variety of plants.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea; Artemisia vulgaris; Sonchus arvensis; Tanacetum vulgare; Taraxacum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Heckford & Beavan, atočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.


Olethreutes rufana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Heckford & Beavan (2013a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schmitz (1998a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 5.v.2023