Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia absinthiata

Eupithecia absinthiata Clerck, 1759)

wormwood pug

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely at the flowers.

host plants

polyphagous

Achillea millefolium; Angelica sylvestris; Artemisia campestris, vulgaris; Aster; Buddleja davidii; Campanula rotundifolia; Chrysanthemum; Eupatorium cannabinum; Galatella linosyris; Helianthus tuberosus; Heracleum sphondylium; Jacobaea aquatica, erucifolia, vulgaris; Linaria vulgaris; Pastinaca sativa; Pimpinella saxifraga; Senecio nemorensis, ovatus; Solidago canadensis, gigantea, virgaurea; Tanacetum; Thalictrum aquilegiifolium; Verbascum thapsus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Eupithecia goosensiata Mabille, 1869, of which the larva lives on Calluna vulgaris, is generally considered a form of absinthiata.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Van Opstaele (1994a), Weigt (1991a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 28.v.2021