Pilemostoma fastuosum (Schaller, 1783)
on Inula, Pulicaria
Larvae and adults free on the leaves. The spinulose larvae are conspicuous by holding a large lump, a mix of frass and exuvia, over the body, kept in place by a pair of hooks at the tip of the abdomen.
Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous
Hibernation as imago.
distribution within Europe
Benedikt (2014a), Bukejs, Telnov & Barševskis (2009a), Gavrilović, Gavrilović, Ćurči, ao (2014a), Hubble (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).