Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxypteryx helotella

Oxypteryx helotella (Staudinger, 1859)

on Cistus

parasite

Larvae in the fruits, feeding on the seeds.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Cistus salviifolius.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Eulamprotes helotella.

references

Huemer & Karsholt (2020a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Requena (2009a).

Last modified 25.iii.2021