Calyciphora albodactylus (Fabricius, 1794)

on thistles

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Arctium lappa; Carlina acanthifolia, biebersteinii, vulgaris; Cirsium ferox, helenioides; Echinops armatus, ritro & subsp. ruthenicus, sphaerocephalus; Jurinea cyanoides; Serratula.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Nel, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Calyciphora albodactyla; Pterophorus xerodactylus (Zeller, 1841).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Kasy (1987a), Lepiforum (2020), Nel (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Van Steenwinkel & Verboven (2016a), Sutter (1991a).

mod 9.ii.2020