Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plutella geniatella

Plutella geniatella Zeller, 1839

on Draaba, etc.


Larvae in a spinning at the plant.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Arabis alpina; Draba hoppeana, stellata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

A detailed description is provided by Klimesch and Schmid.


Plutelloptera geniatella.


Baldizzone (2008a), Baraniak (2007a), Klimesch (1942c), Schmid (2019a).

Last modified 21.ii.2021