Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eucosma tripoliana

Eucosma tripoliana (Barrett, 1880)

saltmarsh bell

on Tripolium

parasite

Biology like that of Eucosma rubescana, and impossible to separate with the unarmed eye.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tripolium pannonicum subsp. tripolium.

A relation with Aster amellus, as is suggested for instance in Lepiforum, is emphatically rejected by Gerstberger.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as full grown larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish brown;g head brown; prothoracic plate light brown, punctuated. See Hancock & Bland.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Semasia tripoliana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Gerstberger (2003a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Rickert (2010a, 2011a), Schütze (1931a), Tokár, Richter, Richter, ao (2010a), Wegner (2010a, 2015a).

Last modified 10.iii.2021