Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia valerianata

Eupithecia valerianata (Hübner, 1813)

valerian pug

on Valeriana


Larvae freely in the inflorescence.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Valeriana excelsa, officinalis. pyrenica.

Perhaps also Centranthus lecoqii (Petty ao).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Bentley (2008a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Petty, Plant & Farino (2020a), Spronck & Spronck (2012b), Weigt (1990a).

Last modified 18.viii.2021