Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lampronia morosa

Lampronia morosa Zeller, 1852

rose bright

on Rosa


The somewhat older larvae bore in the leaf buds and the adjacent pith of the shoot; there also the pupation takes place.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa canina.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


The full grown larva is brownish red with a dark brown head.


Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1986a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Scheffers (2007a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 23.x.2019