Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hellinsia osteodactylus

Hellinsia osteodactylus (Zeller, 1841)

small golden-rod plume

on Asteraceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Galatella linosyris; Jacobaea maritima subsp. bicolor, vulgaris; Senecio nemorensis, ovatus; Solidago virgaurea.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel (1996a).

synonyms

Hellinsia osteodactyla; Oidaematophorus, Leioptilus, osteodactylus; Leioptilus cinerariae Millière, 1869.

references

Albu (2009a), Baldizzone (2008a), Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Hart (2011a), Nel (1989a, 1991e, 1996a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2017a), Sutter (1991a), Wullaert (2018a).

Last modified 8.ii.2020