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

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Myelois cribrella (Hübner 1796).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Harizanova, Stoeva, Cristofaro ao (2010a), Lepiforum, Mellini (1951a), Schütze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

mod 23.x.2019