Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia expallidata

Eupithecia expallidata Doubleday, 1856

bleached pug

on Senecio, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely at the flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Jacobaea vulgaris; Senecio ovatus; Solidago gigantea, virgaurea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Bertaccini (2008a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Van Opstaele (1994a), Weigt (1991a).

Last modified 28.v.2021