Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia laquaearia

Eupithecia laquaearia Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

on Euphrasia, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the flower buds.

host plants

Orobanchaceae, monophagous oligophagous polyphagous

Euphrasia; Melampyrum sylvaticum; Misopates orontium; Odontites luteus, vulgaris; Pedicularis palustris; Rhinanthus minor.

Possibly not all relations apply to field observations; this certainly applies to the ornamentals Erinus alpinus; Mimulus guttatus (Plantaginaceae, Phrymaceae).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), King & González-Estébanez (2015a), Weigt (1988a).

Last modified 14.vi.2021