Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rheumaptera cervinalis

Rheumaptera cervinalis (Scopoli, 1763)

scarce tissue

on Berberis, Mahonia

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Berberidaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Berberis thunbergii, vulgaris; Mahonia aquifolium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Hydria cervinalis.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Ebert (ed., 2001a), Kinders (1995a), Lepiforum (2021), Leraut (2004a), Patočka (1995a), pyrgus.de (2022).

Last modified 17.iv.2022