Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris laminella

Scythris laminella (Denis & Schifferm├╝ller, 1775)

on Pilosella


Larvae in a thin web on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? monophagous

Pilosella officinarum.

Possibly the species does not live specifically on this host, but feeds, like several more Scythris species, on a mix of low herbs and mosses.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Scythris chablaisensis Delmas, 2018.


Bengtsson (1997b), Huemer & ivan Nieukerken (2021a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Sutter (1994a), Walczak, Baraniak, Chowaniec & Rynarzewski (2013a).

Last modified 26.iii.2021