Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scrobipalpa gallicella

Scrobipalpa gallicella (Constant, 1885)

on Artemisia

The larva spins a number of leaves together into a bunch, and eats one after the other out. Pupation external.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia alba, caerulescens subsp. gallica.


Possibly several generations.

distribution within Europe

Fance, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Body with red or reddish brown length lines; head and pronotum darker, reddish.


Gnorimoschema gallicella.


Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Huemer & arsholt (2010a), Hering (1957a), Requena (2009a).

Last modified 27.i.2020