Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichrorampha petiverella

Dichrorampha petiverella (Linnaeus, 1758)

common drill

on Achillea, Leucanthemum

parasite

Larvae as borers in the roots, oe or two per plant.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium, ptarmica; Leucanthemum vulgare.

Whether the larva also lives Tanacetum corymbosum, vulgare is less certain.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body whitish, head and prothoracic plate light brown (Swatschek).

synonyms

Hemimene petiverella.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Corley, Marabuto & Pires (2007a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019). Mitterberger (1931a), Pröse (1958a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020