Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parornix anguliferella

Parornix anguliferella (Zeller, 1847)


Lower-surface, epidermal, corridor, continued into a blotch. Some silk is deposited in the blotch, causing it to form a weakly contracted tentiform mine. After some time the larva leaves the mine and continues living in a folded leaf margin. Several folds are made before pupation.


Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier ovalis; Cydonia oblonga; Prunus avium, glandulosa, mahaleb, persica, spinosa; Pyrus communis, spinosa; Sorbus.


Larvae in June (Hering, 1957a).


BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

NE extinct (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to Sardinia, Sicily, and Greece, and from the Netherlands to southern Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


See the key in Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).


Biesenbaum (2010a), Buhr (1935b), Buszko (1992b), Buszko & Beshkov (2004a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (1988a), Klimesch (1942a, 1958c), Klimesch & Skala (1936b), Kolbeck, Lichtmannecker & Pröse (2005a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Maček (1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).

Last modified 9.ii.2018