Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichomeris rasilella

Dichomeris rasilella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1864)

on Artemisia, ? Centaurea


Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? monophagous

Artemisia pontica, vulgaris.

“Acosta rhenana” (= Centaurea stoebe), mentioned by Requena, seems less plausible.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a).

Last modified 28.i.2020