Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes kindermanniana

Aethes kindermanniana (Treitschke, 1830)

on Asteraceae

parasite

The larva lives freely on the spun flower heads, feeding on the fruits.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Artemisia campestris; Leucanthemum vulgare; Tanacetum vulgare.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Conchylis kindermanniana.

larva

Body dirty grey; head blackish brown; prothoracic plate brownish, darky punctuated and with darker hind margin; anal plate brownish; see Swatschek.

references

Disqué (1905a), Farkas (2008a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 30.i.2020