Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anasphaltis renigerellus

Anasphaltis renigerellus (Zeller, 1839)

on Melissa

parasite

Larvae in lightly spun leaves. Here also the light brown pupa.

host plants

Lamiaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Melissa officinalis; Melittis melissophyllum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish grey; head, prothoracic and anal plates and thoracic feet shining black. See Krone fur further details and illustration.

pupa

See Patocka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Ypsolophus renigerellus.

references

Haslberger, Grünewald, Lichtmannecker, ao (2012a), Krone (1904a), Lepiforum (2019), Patocka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 21.ii.2020