Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Saturnia pavonia

Saturnia pavonia (Linnaeus, 1758)

emperor moth

on dicotyedons

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

broafly polyphagous

Bistorta officinalis; Calluna vulgaris; Cistus halimifolius; Comarum palustre; Corylus avellana; Cotoneaster; Crataegus monogyna; Cytisus scoparius; Dasiphora fruticosa; Erica tetralix; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria ananassa; Frangula alnus; Geranium sanguineum; Helianthemum nummularium; Lotus corniculatus; Malus domestica; Myrica gale; Onobrychis viciifolia; Ononis spinosa; Peucedanum oreoselinum; Potentilla reptans; Prunus padus, spinosa; Quercus robur; Rosa canina; Rubus caesius, fruticosus, idaeus; Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, repens; Salvia pratensis; Sanguisorba minor, officinalis; Sorbus aucuparia; Ulmus; Vaccinium myrtillus, oxycoccos, uliginosum, vitis-idaea; Viburnum lantana.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Deml & Dettner, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Eudia pavonia.

references

Deml & Dettner (1990a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Laussmann, Bossems, Metzger & Lunau (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), Post (2007a), Viejo Montesinos, González Granados & Gómez de Aizpurua (2014a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021