Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anarsia innoxiella

Anarsia innoxiella Gregersen & Karsholt 2017

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Anarsia innoxiella

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 20.ix.2023 © Laurens van der Linde

Anarsia innoxiella



Larvae bore in a young shoot or petiole and feed among spun young leaves.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, monspessulanum, ? sempervirens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

Body dark reddish-brown; head and prothoracic plate small, glistening black; anal plate black; pinacula small, bearing white hairs. See also Kemal & Koçak, Lepiforum.


Gregersen & Karsholt (2017a), Kemal & Koçak (2018a), Lepiforum (2023), Szabóky & Takács (2018a), Wieser (2018a).

Last modified 1.x.2023