Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mompha idaei

Mompha idaei (Zeller, 1839)

on Chamerion, Epilobium

parasite

The larva bores under the bark of the rhizome.

host plants

Onagraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium dodonaei, latifolium.

phenology

Univoltine; larva from late summer till April.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Cyphophora idaei.

references

Habeler & Gomboc (2005a)m Huisman & Koster (1994a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Klimesch (1960a), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 1.iv.2021