Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichrorampha consortana

Dichrorampha consortana Stephens, 1852

on Leucanthemum


the larva tunnels in the main stem, just below, sometimes in, the flower bud; the stem there shows an elongated weak swelling. De flower bud often is killed, and buds that are situated lower may be stimulated then and develop in several alternative, generally smaller, flowers.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Leucanthemum vulgare.


See Hancock & Bland.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Lepiforum (2019), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Trematerra & Sciarretia (2000a).

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