Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arctia caja

Arctia caja (Linnaeus, 1758)

garden tiger

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Achillea millefolium; ? Aconitum napellus; Anthriscus sylvestris; Atropa bella-donna; Calluna vulgaris; Carduus; Cerastium; Cirsium arvense, oleraceum; Cornus sanguinea; Cytisus scoparius; ? Euphorbia cyparissias; Filipendula ulmaria; Fraxinus excelsior; Galium glaucum, mollugo; Lamium; Lonicera xylosteum; Lupinus polyphyllus; Malus domestica; Myosotis; Onobrychis viciifolia; Pilosella officinarum; Populus tremula; Prunus spinosa; Pulmonaria officinalis; Quercus robur; Rhinanthus angustifolius; Rosa canina; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Rumex acetosa, obtusifolius; Salix alba, aurita, caprea; Salvia pratensis; Sambucus ebulus; Senecio ovatus; Solidago; Taraxacum officinale; Tephroseris helenitis; Trifolium pratense; Urtica dioica; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum; Veronica austriaca subsp. teucrium; Viburnum lantana, opulus; Vicia sepium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997a), Füldner & Damm (2002a), Lepiforum (2021), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 21.vii.2021