Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia plumbeolata

Eupithecia plumbeolata (Haworth, 1809)

lead-coloured pug

on Melampyrum, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the flower buds.

host plants

Orobanchaceae, oligophagous

Melampyrum nemorosum, pratense, sylvaticum; Rhinanthus alectorolophus, angustifolius, minor.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), De Prins, Steeman & Sierens (2015a), Weigt (1988a).

Last modified 4.xi.2021