Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cosmopterix feminella

Cosmopterix feminella Sinev, 1988

on finger-grass


East Asian species, reported in 2019 from northern Italy. The two host plants, mentioned below, on which the species has been observed in Japan, do occur in Europe either naturalised or as alien. The mine is not described.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Digitaria ciliaris, violascens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Koster, Baldizzone, Deutsch ao (2019a), Laštůvka, Šumpich, Liška & Laštůvka (2022a).

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