Centaurea L. Kaunokit Star Thistle Knapweed
  • Centaurea (Asteraceae); [GNSP]

Foodplants for Agonopterix arenella, Cochylimorpha straminea, Coleophora conspicuella, C. paripennella, Dichagyris vallesiaca, Dichomeris rasilella, Ematurga atomaria, Epicallia villica, Eublemma parva, Eupithecia centaureata, Macroglossum stellatarum, Melitaea aetherie algirica, M. phoebe, M. phoebe occitanica, Metzneria neuropterella, Nyctegretis lineana, Paratalanta hyalinalis, Pyrgus carthami, Pyroderces argyrogrammos, Sitochroa verticalis



[sp-1.jpg] 600x788 (~56Kb) France, Sophia Antipolis, 5.10.2000, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2.jpg] 908x1028 (~88Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Monodendri, Vikos, 10.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio [sp-2x.jpg] 1184x923 (~141Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Monodendri, Vikos, 10.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio
[sp-3a.jpg] 700x908 (~81Kb) USA: on beach of North Umpqua River at Susan Creek, (43°17'50N 122°54'20W ±0.5km), Douglas Co. OR, 4.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-3b.jpg] 600x889 (~56Kb) USA: on beach of North Umpqua River at Susan Creek, (43°17'50N 122°54'20W ±0.5km), Douglas Co. OR, 4.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-4.jpg] 700x1015 (~108Kb) USA: FR 9712 nr. Liberty, Lion Gulch, (47°15'47N 120°40'15W ±0.5km), Kittitas Co., WA, 14.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela
[sp-4x.jpg] 700x987 (~71Kb) USA: FR 9712 nr. Liberty, Lion Gulch, (47°15'47N 120°40'15W ±0.5km), Kittitas Co., WA, 14.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-5.jpg] 1802x1202 (~146Kb) USA: Montana, Mineral Co., start of Camel Hump Rd (47°21'44"N 115°11'49"W), 6.8.2012, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-5x.jpg] 900x1290 (~117Kb) Russia, Tatarstan, Varkljed-Bodja (56°13'N 52°49'E), about 20km S of Agriz, 8.8.2004, Photo © Markku Savela

The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.

 
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