Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella eberhardi

Stigmella eberhardi (Johansson. 1971)


Egg usually at the upperside of the leaf. The mine is a slender corridor with a narrow frass line. The mine cannot be disinguished from the ones of roborella or atricapitella.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus ilex, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur, suber.

Rare on the evergreen oaks Q. ilex, suber, and then only on the very young leaves.


Bivoltine, in the south probably continuously breeding.

distribution within Europe

From France, Czechia, and Slovakia to the Iberian Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy, and Greece (Fauna Europaea, 2009).




Borkowski (1972b), Johansson (1971a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2008a, 2011a, 2014a), Kasy (1983a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken & Johansson (2003a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a, 2006a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Vávra (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2021