Strophingia proxima Hodkinson, 1981

on Erica

parasite

Appearance strongly similar to Strophingia ericae; the same probably applies to its biology.

hostplants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Erica arborea, multiflora, scoparia.

Perhaps also Calluna vulgaris (Hodkinson).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Strophingia hispanica Hodkinson & Hollis, 1981.

references

Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hodkinson (1981a, 1982a).

mod 19.iv.2018