Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pelochrista medullana

Pelochrista medullana (Staudinger, 1879)

brown-winged root moth

on Centaurea

parasite

Larvae in a spinning at the roots; there also the hibernation.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea diffusa, stoebe.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Muller (1989).

Last modified 30.xi.2020