Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia chamomillae

Cucullia chamomillae (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

chamomile shark

on Tripleurospermum, etc.

Cucullia chamomillae larva

Haarlemmermeer, 8.vii.2015 © Laurens van der Linde

Cucullia chamomillae larva

lateral

Cucullia chamomillae larva

head

Cucullia chamomillae imago

Haarlemmermeer, 12.ii.2016 © Laurens van der Linde

Cucullia chamomillae larva on Matricaria spec.

Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Beringen, Kolenhaven, 3.vi.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Anthemis arvensis; Artemisia caerulescens; Bellis annua; Matricaria chamomilla; Santolina chamaecyparissus; Tanacetum vulgare; Tripleurospermum inodorum, maritimum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Calle (1982a), Dobado (2020a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Embacher, Haslberger & Murauer (2004a), Heinrich & Springborn (1986a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a, Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2000a), De Prins (1984c), Sarto i Monteys (2003a), Tautel (2000a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 15.vii.2024