Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sophronia chilonella

Sophronia chilonella (Treitschke, 1833)

on Artemisia


Larvae in spinning-covered stem tips.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia campestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.


Haslberger, Grünewald, Lichtmannecker, ao (2012a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schutze (1931a).

Last modified 21.ii.2020