Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ectoedemia contorta

Ectoedemia contorta van Nieukerken, 1985


Completely similar to the mine of E. albifasciella.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus pubescens.

One specimen reared from Q. robur. Z & A Laštuvka (2008a) found in Spain adults in a vegetation of Q. faginea, probably a hostplant as well.


Larvae were collected in August and October.

distribution within Europe

From Czechia and Slovakia to Spain, Italy, and Greece.


No ventral plates (van Nieukerken ao, 2010a).


Huemer (2012a), Kasy (1987a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2008a), Z & A Laštuvka (1998a), Z Laštůvka, A Laštůvka, Liška, Marek, Skyva & Vávra (1992a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2014), van Nieukerken (1985a, 1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2010a), Stonis, Navickaitė, Rocienė ao (2013a).

Last modified 28.ii.2018