Isophrictis striatella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

white border neb

on sneezewort, tansy


Oviposition on the peduncle. The larva tunnels upwords, then successively from te side enters several flower heads that are eaten out,

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea ptarmica; Artemisia vulgaris; Tanacetum vulgare.


The larvae hibernate partly in the heads, partly in the peduncle; some of them later pupate in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Pale, head and anal plate brown.


Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Kaitila 1996a).

mod 8.ix.2019