Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes flagellana

Aethes flagellana (Dupunchel, 1836)

on Eryngium


The descriptions of he biology are contradictory. Probably the larva lives freely on the inflorescence after flowering has ended, feeding in the fruits, then bores into the stem in anticipation of the hibernation.

host plants

Apiaceae, monofaag

Eryngium campestre.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Lozopera flagellana.


Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Disqué (1905a), Farkas (2008a), Huisman (1987a), Huisman & Koster (1996a, 2000a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Razowski (1962a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 26.xii.2022