Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Deilephila elpenor

Deilephila elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)

large elephant hawk moth

on Chamerion, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly Onagraceae

Calla palustris; Chamerion angustifolium; Circaea lutetiana; Clarkia amoena subsp. lindleyi; Epilobium hirsutum, palustre, parviflorum, roseum; Fuchsia; Galium aparine, mollugo, verum; Impatiens glandulifera, noli-tangere, parviflora, walleriana; Lythrum salicaria; Menyanthes; Oenothera biennis; Parthenocissus; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Lempke (1989a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 7.xii.2021