Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Nemophora prodigellus

Nemophora prodigellus (Zeller, 1853)

on Stachys


The young larvae live in the flowers; later the live in a case, feeding at the underside of the leaves (collection of pictures by Rudolf Bryner in Lepiforum, 2019)

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Stachys officinalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Adela auricella, auricellus (Ragonot, 1874).


Kurz (2016a), Malkiewicz (2016a), Pröse (1984a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020