Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scrobipalpa proclivella

Scrobipalpa proclivella (Fuchs, 1886)

Scrobipalpa proclivella mine

Artemisia absinthium, België, prov. Namur, Lustin; © Jean-Yves Baugnée


Young larvae in a “Phyllonorycter-like” tentiform mine, with longitudinal folds. Older larvae live free among spun leaves (Jansen, 1999a).

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea clavennae; Artemisia absinthium, vulgaris; Leucanthemella serotina; Tanacetum vulgare.

Most numerous on Artemisia absinthium (Hering, 1957a).


Larvae (in Austria) in May-June and September-October (Sattler, 1986a).


BE recorded (De Prins, 2008a).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a;, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Europe, minus Scandinavia, Finland, and the British Isles.


egg, larva, pupa

see Patočka & Turčáni, Schmid.


Gnorimoschema proclivellum.


Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hartig (1939a), Haslberger, Lichtmannecker, Heindel ao (2014a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (2005a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Huisman & Koster (1996a), Jansen (1999a), Klimesch (1950c, 1951b, 1958a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Leutsch (2011a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (2008a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Sattler (1986a), Schmid (2019a), Segerer, Neumayr, Pröse & Kolbeck (1994a).

Last modified 22.ii.2023