Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cochylidia implicitana

Cochylidia implicitana (Wocke, 1856)

chamomile conch

on Asteraceae

parasite

The larva lives from autumn till spring as borer in the stem; here also the pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligofaag

Achillea; Anthemis cotula; Artemisia campestris; Aster; Chrysanthemum; Gnaphalium; Matricaria chamomilla; Solidago virgaurea; Tripleurospermum inodorum, maritimum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body light yellow; head light brown; prothoracic plate yellowish, hind margin with two black spots or entirely darkened; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Conchylis implicitana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Kovács & Kovács (2020a), Mitterberger (1931a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 7.iv.2021