Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epinotia kochiana

Epinotia kochiana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

on Salvia

parasite

The larva bores in the stem, from there also feeding on spun leaves. Pupa among spun leaves,

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia glutinosa, pratensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Epiblema, Pseudeucosma, kochiana.

references

Baran (2005a), Buhr (1965a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Varenne, Tautel & Nel (2005a).

Last modified 4.ii.2020