Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes margaritana

Aethes margaritana (Haworth, 1811)

silver coast conch

on Achillea etc.

parasite

Larvae free on the flower heads and fruits.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium; Leucanthemum vulgare; Matricaria chamomilla; Tanacetum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body diry greenish grey; head yellowish brown; prothoracic plate yellowish brown with dark points; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Conchylis dipoltella (Hübner, 1813).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Fazekas (200a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Mitterberger (1931a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020