Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Swammerdamia compunctella

Swammerdamia compunctella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

rowan ermine

on Sorbus


Larvae in an elaborate web on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aucuparia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Baldizzone (2004a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Embacher & Kurz (2008b), Lepiforum (2020). Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Šumpich (1998a), Steeman & Sierens (2020a).

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