Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cnephasia conspersana

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).

Last modified 6.xi.2019