Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hellinsia inulae

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).

synonyms

Leioptilus inulae.

references

Arenberger & Baez (2011a), Bella (2007a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Requena & PĂ©rez De-Gregorio (2017a), Sutter (1991a).

Last modified 10.ix.2019