Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caloptilia basistrigella

Caloptilia basistrigella Huemer, Deutsch & Triberti, 2015

on Salix


The biology of the larvae is unknown but will be similar to that of the closely related alpine species C. coffeella.


Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix glabra, waldsteiniana.

distribution within Europe

Only known from a small area in the southeastern Alps, in the countries Italy, Austria and Slovenia.


Deutsch (2017a), Kirichenko, Huemer, Deutsch ao (2015a).

Last modified 18.ii.2020