Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cochylis roseana

Cochylis roseana (Haworth, 1811)

rosy conch

on Dipsacus


The larva bores a spiralling, silken-lined gallery through the fruits at the outside of the flower head; here also the hibernation and pupation.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Dipsacus fullonum.

Records from Antirrhinum; Aster; Solidago need conformation.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body dirty brown, head brown; see Swatschek.


Conchylis, Phalonidia, roseana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Hellers (2002a), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Kovács & Kovács (2020a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 10.iv.2023