Hellinsia inulae (Zeller, 1852)

on Dittrichia, Inula

parasite

The larvae live in the flower heads, feeding on the developing achenes.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Dittrichia viscosa; Inula britannica, salicina.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Bella (2007a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a).

mod 4.iii.2019