Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agonopterix assimilella

Agonopterix assimilella (Treitschke, 1832)

dusted flat-body

on Cytisus, Genista


Larvae in a web amont the shoots. Very young larvae may also mine the the rind of the shoots; their mines resemble those made by Leucoptera spartifoliella.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus hirsutus, scoparius; Genista florida, pilosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Fetz, Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.


Depressaria assimilella.


Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2008a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Hannemann (1995a). Hellers (1998a, 2020a), Hering (1923a, 1957a), Huemer (2012a), Huisman (2012a), Kasy (1987a), Klimesch (1950c, 1959a), Lepiforum (2020), Oord (1989a), Skala (1950a), Patočka (1989a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Steeman & Sierens (2018a), Szőcs (1977a).

Last modified 26.i.2023