Crombrugghia distans (Zeller, 1847)

breckland plume

on Crepis, etc.

parasite

The larvae live freely on the plants; the spring generation feeding on the young leaves, the summer generation mainly feeding on the flowers.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Cichorium intybus; Crepis albida, capillaris, conyzifolia, mollis subsp. succisifolia, tectorum; Hieracium amplexicaule; Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Sonchus arvensis, asper.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum. See also Nel (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Oxyptilus distans.

references

Albu (2009a), Corley, Rosete, Romão ao (2015a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2020), Nel (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1991a).

mod 10.i.2020