Phtheochroa inopiana (Haworth, 1811)

plain conch

on Artemisia, Pulicaria

parasite

The larva lives in a spinning at the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Artemisia campestris; Pulicaria dysenterica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

phenology

Larva from September till April, pupa in early summer.

larva

Head and prothoracic plate blackisch brown, body bone coloured.

synonyms

Hysterosia inopiana.

references

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

mod 12.ix.2019