Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia pygmaeata

Eupithecia pygmaeata (Hübner, 1799)

marsh pug

on Cerastium, etc.

parasite

Larvae in the inflorescence.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Cerastium fontanum & subsp. vulgare; Myosoton aquaticum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Lévêque (2009a), Weigt (1990a).

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