Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter parisiella

Phyllonorycter parisiella (Wocke, 1848)


Moderately sized lower-surface tentiform mine with one strong fold in the lower epidermis. The roof of the mine generally not completely eaten out, leaving a green centre. Pupation in the mine in a cocoon of at least 5 mm. The cocoon is almost entirely covered by frass.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus pubescens.


Two generations.

distribution within Europe

Check (PESI, 2018); also Iberian Peninsula


See Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a). Meso- and metanotum with a small pit laterally near the hind margin. Crermaster with two pairs of spines, the outer pair much longer than the inner one.


Baldizzone & scalercio (2018a), Gregor (1952a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Hering (1934a, 1957a), Huemer (2012a), Kasy (1983a, 1987a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2017a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).

Last modified 18.viii.2019