Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidotarphius perornatella

Lepidotarphius perornatella (Walker, 1864)

on Acorus

mine

Unclear pictures on the ibternet suggest that the larva makes a blotch mine.

host plants

Acoraceae, monophagous

Acorus calamus, gramineus.

distribution within Europe

Asiatic species, found several times on imported plant material in garden centers.

synonyms

Lepidotarphius perornatellus.

references

Austin, Nazari, Landry & Johnson (2017a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a).

Last modified 7.i.2022