Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gillmeria ochrodactyla

Gillmeria ochrodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

tansy plume

on Tanacetum

parasite

The larva bores in the buds in the centre of the ground rosette. In its latest stage the larva also makes short tunnels in the stem, near the attachments of the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tanacetum vulgare.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel (1995a, 1996a).

synonyms

Gillmeria ochrodactylus; Platyptilia ochrodactyla; G. tetradactyla (Linnaeus, 1758).

references

Albu (2009a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Hart (2011a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Mitterberger (1931a), Nel (1995a, 1996a), Robbins (1991a), Sutter (1991a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020