Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epidola stigma

Epidola stigma Staudinger, 1859

polyphagous

parasite

Tha larva lives in an, about 2 cm long, hollow fragment of a dead plant stem, generally a grass, from there making fleck mines in Coleophora manner.

host plants

Cistus; Crithmum maritimum; Frankenia pulverulenta; Helianthemum; Polygonum equisetiforme; Quercus coccifera; Suaeda vera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Suire.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Requena (2009a), Suire (1948a).

Last modified 26.i.2020