Agonopterix carduella (Hübner, 1817)
A conspicuous, elongated, large, whitish upper-surface blotch, extending on both sides of the mid-rib; most of the frass is ejected; pupation external (Robbins, 1991a).
Asteraceae, broadly oligophagous
Larvae from late May till early July (Harper ao, 2002a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Britain, Germany and Estonia to the Iberian Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy, and Montenegro (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
In the early stages the larvae are yellow-green (also the pinacula and anal plate; head and prothoracic plate black. Later instars look different, see Harper ao (2002a).
Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Hannemann (1995a), Harper, Langmaid & Emmet (2002a), Hering (1924a, 1957a), Klimesch (1959a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1950a), Szőcs (1977a), Wieser & Huemer (1997a).