Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter parvifoliella

Phyllonorycter parvifoliella (Ragonot, 1875)


Upper-surface tentiform mine that causes the leaf to contract strongly upwards. Mined, leaves, completely eaten out, look whitish. Pupation within the mine.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Adenocarpus complicatus (=parvifolius).


Larvae in May – June and September – October.

distribution within Europe

France, Portugal (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a). Hering (1957a), A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), Nel & Varenne (2014a).

Last modified 17.x.2019