Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phtheochroa inopiana

Phtheochroa inopiana (Haworth, 1811)

plain conch

on Artemisia, Pulicaria

parasite

The larva lives in a spinning at the roots.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Artemisia campestris; Pulicaria dysenterica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

phenology

Larva from September till April, pupa in early summer.

larva

Head and prothoracic plate blackish brown, body bone coloured; see also Swatschek.

synonyms

Hysterosia inopiana.

references

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

Last modified 5.ii.2020