Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phtheochroa rugosana

Phtheochroa rugosana (Hübner, 1799)

rough-winged conch

on white bryony

parasite

The larvae feed on the spun berries and flowers, also in male plants.

host plants

Cucurbitaceae, monophagous

Bryonia dioica.

phenology

Univoltine; the larva hibernates in a tough white cocoon in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Hysterosia v-albana (Donovan, 1806).

larva

Body pale dirty green, shortly before the pupation pinkish red; heaf brown. See Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huemer (1990a), Kasy (1987a), Lepiforum (2019).Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 2.xi.2019