Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia lychnitis

Cucullia lychnitis Rambur, 1833

striped lychnis

on Verbascum

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorescence.

host plants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Verbascum chaixii subsp. austriacum, lychnitis, nigrum, phlomoides, pulverulentum, sinuatum, thapsus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Shargacucullia lychnitis.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Freytag (1997a), Heinrich & Springborn (1986a), Kraus (2000a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Muller & Ronkay (2005a), Lemm & Stadie (2000a), Lepiforum (2021), Macgregor, Hoare, Parsons & Lewis (2017a), Marabuto (2018a), Peslier (2000a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 4.xi.2021