Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glaucolepis chretieni

Glaucolepis chretieni (Z Laštůvka, A Laštůvka & van Nieukerken, 2013)

on Bupleurum

Glaucolepis chretieni mines on Bupleurum rigidum

mine on leaf of Bupleurum rigidum (top), and on a leaf and a stem of B. rigidum subsp. paniculatum (from Laštůvka ea).


Oviposition either at the underside or the upper side of the leaf, sometimes a petiole. The first section the the mine often following a vein.


Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bupleurum rigidum & subsp. paniculatum.


Probably two or more generations.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Spain, Potugal.


Trifurcula chretieni.


Laštůvka, Laštůvka & van Nieukerken (2013a).

Last modified 2.iii.2018