Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myelois circumvoluta

Myelois circumvoluta (Fourcroy, 1785)

thistle ermine

on thistles

parasite

The larvae develop in the flower heads; once fully fed they descend in the peduncle below for the hibernation and pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Arctium; Carduus; Carlina acaulis subsp. caulescens; Centaurea scabiosa; Cirsium eriophorum, vulgare; Jurinea cyanoides; Onopordum acanthium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Myelois cribrella (Hübner 1796).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Harizanova, Stoeva, Cristofaro ao (2010a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2018), Mellini (1951a), Schütze (1931a), Uffeln (1930a), Wegner (2010a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 2.iii.2020