Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia argentea

Cucullia argentea (Hufnagel, 1766)

green silver-spangled shark

on Artemisia


Larvae freely on the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia campestris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Freytag (1997a), Gelbrecht & Rosenbauer (2013a), Heinrich & Springborn (1986a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Muller & Ronkay (2005a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 28.vii.2021