Endothenia gentianaeana (Hübner, 1799)

teasel marble

on Dipsacus


One solitary larva lives in the interior of the flower head or in the peduncle just below, feeding on the pith. Here also the hibernation and pupation.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Dipsacus fullonum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Olethreutes gentianaeana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a, 2004a), Koster & van Nieukerken (1998a).

mod 24.x.2019