Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris knochella

Scythris knochella (Fabricius, 1794)

on Cerastium

parasite

Larvae in silken tubes running from the roots till in the inflorescence.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Cerastium arvense, semidecandrum.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Huisman & Koster (1996a), Jäckh (1978a), Malkiewicz & Dobrzański (2011a), Schütze (1931a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Sutter (1994a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 24.i.2020