Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Metzneria torosulella

Metzneria torosulella (Rebel, 1893)

on Cynara

parasite

Larve in the old flower heads, feeding on the achenes.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cynara humilis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bella & Karsholt (2015a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a).

Last modified 7.i.2020