Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes deutschiana

Aethes deutschiana (Zetterstedt, 1839)

on Bartsia


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

host plants

Orobanchaceae, monophagous

Bartsia alpina.

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

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


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

Last modified 4.xi.2019