Phtheochroa pulvillana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851

on Asparagus

parasite

Several larvae together bore in thuk stem and rhizome; here also the hibernation and pupation takes place.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Asparagus officinalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body witish; head light brown; see Lepiforum, Swatschek

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Hysterosia pulvillana.

references

Lepiforum (2019), Mazurkiewicz, Tumialis & Pezowicz (2013a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Šumpich, Žemlička & Dvořák (2013a), Šumpich ao (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

mod 2.xi.2019