Eucosma albidulana (Herrich-Schäfer, 1851)

on Asteraceae

gall

hard, elongated swelling of the apical part of the main shoot; of the larva, a caterpillar, yellowish white, sometimes suffused with pink, with a light brown to dark brown head. Pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Artemisia campestris; ? Helichrysum arenarium; Laphangium luteoalbum; Serratula tinctoria.

synonyms

Epiblema albidulana.

references

Buhr (1964a), Houard (1909a), Medianero, Parra, Sánchez & Nieves-Aldrey (2007a), Szőcs (1977a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 17.ix.2018