Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidotarphius perornatella

Lepidotarphius perornatella (Walker, 1864)

on Acorus


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.


Lepidotarphius perornatellus.


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

Last modified 7.i.2022