Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Athrips mouffetella

Athrips mouffetella (Linnaeus 1758)

dotted grey groundling

on Lonicera, Symphoricarpos


Larvae among spun young leaves.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera caprifolium, periclymenum, xylosteum; Symphoricarpos albus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Athrips mouffetellus; Epithectis mouffetella.


Bidzilya (2005a), Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huemer (2012a), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 27.i.2020