Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes margarotana

Aethes margarotana (Duponchel, 1836)

shore conch

on Eryngium, Thapsia

parasite

Larvae in the roots.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligoophagous

Eryngium campestre, maritimum; Thapsia villosa.

phenology

Univoltine; larva from September till March.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Fazekas (2008a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a).

Last modified 31.i.2020