Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epiblema hepaticana

Epiblema hepaticana (Treitschke, 1835)

on Senecio

parasite

Larvae with three or four in the stem and the root collar

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

? Jacobaea vulgaris; Senecio nemorensis, ovatus, sarracenicus, sylvativus.

phenology

The larvae hibernate in the roots.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body pale; head light brown; pinacula concolorous with body, prominent (Swatschek).

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Disqué (1905a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 27.xii.2019