Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cochylis pallidana

Cochylis pallidana Zeller, 1847

sheep’s-bit conch

on Jasione


Larvae in the flowers and fruits; hibernation and pupation in a cocoon among the litter.

host plants

Campanulaceae, monophagous

Jasione montana.

That the larva also live on Campanula as is stated by Kasy, is not repeated elsewhere.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Brevicornutia pallidana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Kasy (1987a), Kovács & Kovács (2020a), Wegner (2010a, 2015a).

Last modified 7.iv.2021