Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agonopterix kaekeritziana

Agonopterix kaekeritziana (Linnaeus, 1767)

straw flat-body

on Centaurea, Cyanus

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? narrowly oligophagous

Centaurea jacea, nigra, paniculata, phrygia, scabiosa, stoebe; Cyanus montanus, segetum.

References to Cirsium, Saussurea are less likely, those to Knautia, Scabiosa are improbable.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

Pictures Lepiforum; see also Fetz, Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Agonopterix flavella (Hübner, 1796).

references

Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a), Corley, Merckx, Marabuto ao (2013a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Hellers (1998a), Huisman (2012a), Klimesch (1959a), Lepiforum (2020), Lvovsky, Sinev, Kravchenko & Müller (2016a), Patočka (1989a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 14.iii.2020