Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lampronia pubicornis

Lampronia pubicornis (Haworth, 1828)

northern bright

on Rosa


The larvae bore in the stems, without killing them. Pupation in the tunnel. The biology of the young larvae is unknown; they might be associated with the flowers of hips.

host plants

Rosaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Rosa spinosissima.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body ochraceous grey with broad dark-red dorsal and subdorsal length lines; head and prothoracic plate black.


Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1986a) .

Last modified 27.viii.2019