Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanthia procellata

Melanthia procellata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

pretty chalk carpet

on Clematis


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Clematis vitalba.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka, Pyrgus.


Dapporto (1998a), Dawidowicz & Kucharczyk (2016a), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka (1995a), (2022), Saabye (1972a).

Last modified 16.iv.2022