Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adela violella

Adela violella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Hypericum


The young larvae bore in the fruits; later they live in a case among the litter.

host plants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum perforatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Baldizzone (2004a), Deutsch (2003a), Kurz (2016a), Łabanowski & Soika (2012a), Tourlan (2013a).

Last modified 19.ii.2020