Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora hungariae

Coleophora hungariae Gozmány, 1955

on Camphorosma

Coleophora hungariae: case

Coleophora hungariae: cas

Coleophora hungariae: cas

youth case, intermediate stage and final case; from Kasy (1959a).

parasite

Larve in the inflorescence, feeding on the ripening seeds. The final case is yellowish brown or reddish brown, 6 mm long, trivalved, with a mouth angle of 45°.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Camphorosma annua.

phenology

Larvae from October. The full-grown larvae burrow in the soil, still in their case, and pupate there.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Eupista hungariae.

references

Baldizzone (1983d), Baldizzone & van der Wolf (2000a), Kasy (1959a, 1965a), Szőcs (1977a).

Last modified 3.ix.2018