Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hemaris tityus

Hemaris tityus (Linnaeus, 1758)

narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth

on Scabiosa, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Dipsacus; Knautia arvensis; Scabiosa columbaria, turolensis; Succisa pratensis.

Less often, possibly only occasionally Allium; Galium verum; Lonicera xylosteum; Salvia; Silene; Symphoricarpos albus

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Hermann & Zepf (2014a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Muñoz Sariot (2014a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b).

Last modified 7.xii.2021