Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichrorampha bugnionana

Dichrorampha bugnionana (Duponchel, 1843)

on Leucanthemopsis, Leucanthemum

parasite

The larvae bore in the base of the stem, often causing the death of the plant.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Leucanthemopsis alpina; Leucanthemum halleri.

Thomann writes that the species often swarms around Achillea nana; possibly a third host plant?

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Lipoptycha bugnionana.

references

Huemer (1993c), Lepiforum (2020), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 17.ii.2020