Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupoecilia cebrana

Eupoecilia cebrana (Hübner, 1813)

on Gnaphalium, Helichrysum

parasite

The larvae live in a silken tube in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Gnaphalium; Helichrysum arenarium.

phenology

Bivoltine, hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish white; head blackish brown; prothoracic plate brown with black dots; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Conchylis cebrana.

references

Disqué (1905a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 30.i.2020