Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Platyptilia farfarellus

Platyptilia farfarellus Zeller, 1867

on Jacobaea, Senecio

parasite

The spring larvae excavate the taproot, pupate there also. The larvae of the summer generation boren in the flower heads and pupate in the peduncle.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Jacobaea aquatica; Senecio leucanthemifolius subsp. vernalis, viscosus, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel.

synonyms

Platyptilia farfarella.

references

Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Burmann (1986a), Gielis (1996a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka, Liška ao (1992a), Nel (1996a), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1991a).

Last modified 8.ii.2020