Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kessleria helvetica

Kessleria helvetica Huemer & Tarman 1991

on Saxifraga


The larvae complete mine the leaves, living in a silken tube.

host plants

Saxifragaceae, monophagous

Saxifraga paniculata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

larva, pupa

See Schmid.


Huemer & Mutanen (2015a), Huemer & Tarmann (1991a), Schmid (2019a).

Last modified 21.ii.2021