Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jordanita subsolana

Jordanita subsolana (Staudinger, 1862)


Fleck mine; the opening is a slit at the very side of the mine. Older larvae live freely

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus; Carlina vulgaris; Centaurea; Cirsium eriophorum, pannonicum, vulgare; Echinops ritro subsp. ruthenicus, sphaerocephalus.

? Also Lotus; Scabiosa (Peslier).

distribution within Europe

All southern and central Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2011).


Described by Patočka &a Turčáni (2005a); picture on Lepiforum.


Adscita, Ino, Procris subsolana.


Dapporto, Fiorini, Fiumi & Flamigni (2005a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Fazekas (2021c), Fernández-Rubio (1995a), Hering (1964a), Keil (1993a), Latasa Asso (1999a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pérez De-Gregorio (2019a), Peslier (2000c), Skala (1948a), Tarmann (1983a).

Last modified 8.xii.2021