Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phalonidia udana

Phalonidia udana (Guenée, 1845)

loosestrife conch

on Lysimachia


The larva bores in the stem; there also the hibernation, then the pupation.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Lysimachia thyrsiflora, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body dirty white with five unsharp light red length lines; head, prothoracic and anal plates light brown. See Swatschek.


Conchylis udana.


Disque (1905a), Fazekas (2014a), Groenen, Huisman & Doorenweerd (2013a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Mutanen, Aarvik, Huemer ao (2012a).Roweck & Savenkov (2013a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 25.i.2020