Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thetidia smaragdaria

Thetidia smaragdaria (Fabricius, 1787)

esex emerald

on Artemisia, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves, covered with lead fragments.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Achillea millefolium, nobilia; Artemisia absinthium, maritima; Senecio; Tanacetum vulgare.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Antomochloris smaragdaria.

references

Ebert (ed., 2001a), Falck, Møller & Nielsen (2010a), Lepiforum (2021), Lévêque, Archaux & Faucheux (2012a).

Last modified 3.v.2021