Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thiotricha subocellea

Thiotricha subocellea (Stephens, 1834)

eyelet sober

on Lamiaceae


The larvae make a Coleophora-like case out of calyx fragments They live freely on the inflorescence, feeding on the ripening fruits. The larva hibernates in its case.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Mentha aquatica; Nepeta nepetella; Origanum vulgare; Satureja montana; Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Patočka.


Reuttia subocellea.


Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huemer (1993b), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Nel (2002a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka (1997a), Requena (2009a), van Roosmalen, Wijker & Knijnsberg (2013a). Vávra (2016a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 28.i.2021