Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia lychnitis

Cucullia lychnitis Rambur, 1833

striped lychnis

on Verbascum


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.


Shargacucullia lychnitis.


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