Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cochylidia implicitana

Cochylidia implicitana (Wocke, 1856)

chamomile conch

on Asteraceae


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; Tanacetum vulgare; Tripleurospermum inodorum, maritimum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


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


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Conchylis implicitana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Kovács & Kovács (2020a), Mitterberger (1931a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schmitz (1998a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 5.v.2023