Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes deutschiana

Aethes deutschiana (Zetterstedt, 1839)

on Bartsia, Pedicularis


The larvae feed on the fruits, initially as borers, later from the outside. Pupation external.

host plants

Orobanchaceae, oligophagous

Bartsia alpina; Pedicularis verticillata.

That the species would live on Centaurea phrygia subsp. pseudophrygia (Bassi & Scaramozzino) is probably not anymore accepted.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

egg, larva, pupa

see Schmid.


Bassi & Scaramozzino (1989a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Molau, Eriksen & Teilmann Knudsen (1989a), Schmid (2019a), Taylor & Rumsey (2003a).

Last modified 29.i.2023