Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia lucifuga

Cucullia lucifuga (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Prenanthes, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Hieracium; Lactuca sativa; Petasites paradoxus; Prenanthes purpurea; Sonchus; Taraxacum; Tussilago farfara.

A reference to Daucus carota (Apiaceae) is less likely.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Fischer & Olias (2006a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2000a), Vyšniauskaitė & Tamutis (2012a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 25.vii.2021