Dichrorampha alpinana (Treitschke, 1830)
The larvae bore in the roots.
Univoltine, hibernation as larva
distribution within Europe
Body whitish; head and prothoracic plate light brown (Swatschek).
See Patočka & Turčáni.
Heckford observed that eggs had been deposited on the involucre of the flower head, and tht some feeding had taken place. It is unclear how this can comply with a root-boring habit.
Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Heckford (2017b), Lepiforum (2019), Mitterberger (1931a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).