Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cucullia umbratica

Cucullia umbratica (Linnaeus, 1758)

shark

on Sonchus etc.

parasite

Larvae freely at the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Cichorium endivia; Crepis; Hieracium; Hypochaeris; ? Lactuca sativa; Leontodon; Picris hieracioides; Sonchus arvensis; Taraxacum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya, Lepiforum.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya (2014b), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Heinrich & Springborn (1986a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2000a).

Last modified 26.vii.2021