Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupteryx urticae

Eupteryx urticae (Fabricius, 1803)

on Urtica, etc.


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, oligophagous

Parietaria judaica; Urtica dioica, urens.


Bivoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Baugnée (2003c), Gillerfors (2009a), della Giustina (1989a), Heller (1987a), Lodos & Kalkandelen (1984b), Malenovský (2006a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Le Quesne & Payne (1981a), Söderman (2007a).

Last modified 31.i.2021