Calyciphora nephelodactyla (Eversmann, 1844)

on Cirsium

parasite

Larvae free at the undersides of the laves, causing conspicuous window feeding.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Cirsium eriophorum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

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

synonyms

Alucita nephelodactyla.

references

Burmann (1986a), Gielis (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Nel (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Thomann (1956a).

mod 15.ii.2020