Eupoecilia angustana (Hübner, 1799)

marbled conch

polyphagous on low pants

parasite

The larvae live freely on flowers, neld together with silk, in the inflorescence, feeding on the developing fruits. Here also they hibernate and finally pupate.

host plants

Achillea millefolium; Calluna vulgaris; Origanum vulgare; Plantago; Solidago virgaurea; Thymus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body ± yellowish brown; head and prothoracic plate dark brown; anal plate brown; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Euxanthis angustana; Eupoecilia fasciella (Donovan, 1808).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a).

mod 3.xi.2019