Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gelechia sabinellus

Gelechia sabinellus (Zeller, 1839)

juniper groundling, juniper gelechiid

on Juniperus


Larvae free on the needles.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis, sabina, ? oxycedrus, phoenicea, ? thurifera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Gelechia, Nothris, sabinella.


Arbeitsgemeinschaft Microlepidoptera in Bayern (2013a), Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Corley, Marabuto & Pires (2007a), Domingo & Huemer (2002a), Haslberger, Grünewald, Lichtmannecker, ao (2012a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 21.ii.2020