Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hemaris croatica

Hemaris croatica (Esper, 1800)

olive bee hawk-moth

on Scabiosa, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, oligophagous

Cephalaria; Scabiosa.

? Also Asperula (Rubiaceae).

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Koren, Bjelić, Perović, ao (2011a), Lepiforum (2021), Nardi & Spada (2013a).

Last modified 15.iv.2021