Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Campaea margaritaria

Campaea margaritaria (Linnaeus, 1761)

light emerald

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves. Young larvae perhaps feed primarily on lichens and algae (Füldner).

host plants

polyphagous

Acer pseudoplatanus; Alnus glutinosa; Betula; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana; Fagus sylvatica; Fraxinus excelsior; Malus domestica; Parthenocissus; Prunus padus; Quercus; Salix alba, caprea, cinerea; Sorbus aucuparia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gómez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Campaea margaritata (Linnaeus, 1767).

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Füldner (2001a), Gómez de Aizpúrua (1989a), King & González-Estébanez (2015a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 3.vii.2021