Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria artemisiae

Depressaria artemisiae Nickerl, 1864

on Artemisia


The young larva bores in the stem; only ejected frass betrays his presence; later the larva lives freely among young leaves that have been spun together to form a ball.

host plants

Asteracee, monophagous

Artemisia campestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Fetz, Patočka & Turčáni.


Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Fetz (1994a), Klimesch (1989a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 12.iii.2020