Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichrorampha plumbana

Dichrorampha plumbana (Scopoli, 1763)

lead-coloured drill

on Achillea, Leucanthemum, ? Tanacetum

parasite

Larvae bore in the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Leucanthemum vulgare; ? Tanacetum vulgare.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body whitish; head light brown, laterally darker; prothoracic plate yellowish (Swatschek).

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Lipoptycha plumbana; Dichrorampha saturnana Guenée, 1845.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Corley, Marabuto & Pires (2007a), Disqué (1905a) Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Mitterberger (1931a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020