Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adela croesella

Adela croesella (Scopoli, 1763)

small barred long-horn

on Ligustrum, etc.


The yiung larvae in the inflorescence; soon they drop to the ground and start feeding om dead leaves, living in a case.

host plants

? polyphagous

? Hippophae; Ligustrum vulgare.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1983a), Kurz (2016a), Schütze (1931a), Vávra (2016a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 10.iv.2021