Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leucospilapteryx omissella larva

Leucospilapteryx omissella larva

Artemsia vulgaris, Nieuwendam; full grown larva dorsal

Leucospilapteryx omissella larva

larva ventral


head

The young larva is whitish at first, later greenish; full grown it is bright orange red. See Grandi (1931a, 1933a) for a detailed description of the morphology.

Last modified 19.ix.2018