Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scrobipalpa corleyi

Scrobipalpa corleyi Huemer & Karsholt, 2010a


Mines (blotches?) without frass, starting in the basal part of the leaf. The larve mines several leaves. The mined leaves, that occur just below the apex of the stem, are kept together by silk, forming a withered bunch. Pupation outside the mine in a tough cocoon.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Phalacrocarpum oppositifolium, sericeum.


Larvae were observed in September; probably only one generation.

distribution within Europe



Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a).

Last modified 11.ii.2018