Exaeretia allisella Stainton, 1849

mugwort flat-body

on mugwort


In autumn and winter the larva bores in the root stock; in spring it lives in the young shoots that may wilt; sometimes frass is ejected around the root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Emmet & Langmaid (2002b).

mod 10.viii.2019