Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter fiumella

Phyllonorycter fiumella (Krone, 1911)


Finally light yellow, lower-surface tentiform mine, always in a downfolded leaf segment (Klimesch, 1942a).

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer campestre.

distribution within Europe

Italy, Croatia, Macedonia (Fauna Europaea, 2011).


Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).


Lithocolletis fiumella. Klimesch (1956a) took L. ochreojunctella Klimesch, 1942 as a synonym of fiumella, but this is contradicted by A & Z Laštůvka (2011a).


Willy & Jurate De Prins ( Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae [Lepidoptera], 2011) give 1911 as the date of publication.


Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Gregor & Povolný (1950a), Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1956c), Krone (1911a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

Last modified 13.iii.2020