Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caloptilia honoratella

Caloptilia honoratella (Rebel, 1914)

on Acer


presently no differences are known separating the mine or leaf roll from C. rufipennella.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer monspessulanum, pseudoplatanus.


larvae in late summer Rist & Stark (2012a)


The first observation in the Netherlands was in 2016 (Prick ao)

distribution within Europe

From Austria and Hungary to Iberia, Italy, and Macedonia.


Until shortly a more or less forgotten species; the distribution therefore is not fully known.


A & Z Laštůvka (2011a), Pinzari, Pinzari & Zilli (2013a), Prick, Cupedo & Schreurs (2017a), Rist & Stark (2012a), Šumpich ao (2009a).

Last modified 27.vii.2019