Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pelochrista infidana

Pelochrista infidana (Hübner, 1824)

on Artemisia

parasite

Larvae in the roots; there also the pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia campestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish white; lead light brown; prothoracic plate brownish yellow; anala plate concolorous with body (Swatschek).

synonyms

Epiblema, Pseudeucosma, infidana.

references

Dantart (2010b), Disqué (1905a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Vávra (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2021