Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glaucolepis bupleurella

Glaucolepis bupleurella (Chrétien, 1907)

on Bupleurum

Glaucolepis bipleurella mines of Bupleurum fruticosum

mines (from Laštůvka, Laštůvka & van Nieukerken)


Oviposition either at upper side or underside. The mine is an invariably upper-surface, whitish corridor, narrow at first, but considerably widening later. Frass in a thread thin black central line. Some mines are contorted and confined to a limited space, other follow a vein and are quite long.


Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bupleurum fruticosum.


Probably multivoltine.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Iberia.


Nepticula, Stigmella, Trifurcula, bupleurella.


Chrétien (1926a), Corley, Nunes, Rosete & Ferreira (2019a), Hering (1936b, 1957a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (1997a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka & van Nieukerken (2013a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2006a), Skala (1939a).

Last modified 12.ii.2020