Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gortyna xanthenes

Gortyna xanthenes Germar, 1842

artichoke moth

on Cynara

parasite

Larvae bore in the stem and in the flower head.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cynara cardunculus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Hydroecia xanthenes.

references

Gil Ortega (1999a).

Last modified 1.ix.2021