Alucita grammodactyla Zeller, 1841

on Scabiosa

gall

fusiform swelling of the peduncle, up to 4 mm long and often purplish-red in colour.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Scabiosa atropurprurea, canescens, columbaria, ochroleuca, triandra.

References to Scabiosa rutifolia = Pycnocomon rutifolium by Huertas Dionisio probably concern Alucita palodactyla.

synonyms

Orneodes grammodactyla.

references

Buhr (1965a), Fazekas (2010a), Houard (1909a), Huertas Dionisio (2002a, 2007a), Langohr (1975a), Roskam (2009a), Szőcs (1977a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

mod 21.vii.2018