Agonopterix pallorella (Zeller, 1839)

pale flat-body

on Centaurea, etc.

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea jacea, nigra, scabiosa; Serratula tinctoria.

Records from Arctium; Cytisus scoparius are unlikely.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Fetz.

synonyms

Agonopterix pallorella subpallorella Staudinger, 1870.

references

Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Burmann (1984a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Huisman (2012a), Klimesch (1959a), Lepiforum (2020), Schütze (1931a), Wimmer (2004a), Žemlička (2011a).

mod 13.iii.2020