Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Saturnia caecigena

Saturnia caecigena Kupido, 1825

on Quercus

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, petraea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Perisomena caecigena.

references

Fritsch, Stangelmaier, Top-Jensen & Bech (2014a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 25.ix.2021