Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phtheochroa purana

Phtheochroa purana (Guenée, 1845)

on Cephalaria

parasite

Biology not described.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Cephalaria leucantha.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish, dorsally reddish spots; head light brown; prothoracic plate yellowish, anal plate yellowish, dark-spotted (Swatschek)

synonyms

Hysterosia purana.

references

Swatschek (1958a.

Last modified 2.xi.2019