Cnephasia conspersana Douglas, 1846

coast shade

on Asteraceae (etc?)

parasite

Larvae in the old flower heads

host plants

Asteraceae, oligofaag

Antennaria dioica; Hieracium; Hypochaeris radicata; Leontodon hispidus; Leucanthemum vulgare; Pulicaria odora; Senecio; Taraxacum.

References to plants of different families, like Dryas octopetala; Helianthemum; Rhinanthus minor; Silene uniflora; Teucrium Trifolium pratense might stem from misidentifications in this notoriously difficult moth genus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Corley (2005a), Hancock & Bland (2015a).

mod 6.xi.2019