Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhyparia purpurata

Rhyparia purpurata (Linnaeus, 1758)

purple tiger

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

broadly polyphagous

Angelica sylvestris; Artemisia vulgaris; Centaurea jacea; Cirsium arvense; Cornus sanguinea; Cytisus austriacus subsp. heuffelii, scoparius; Eupatorium cannabinum; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria; Galium album, glaucum, mollugo, verum; Genista tinctoria; Geranium pratense; Heracleum sphondylium; Leontodon hispidus; Lonicera xylosteum; Odontites luteus; Onobrychis viciifolia; Origanum vulgare; Plantago lanceolata; Potentilla tabernaemontani; Prunus spinosa; Pteridium aquilinum; Quercus pubescens; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Salix aurita; Salvia pratensis; Taraxacum officinale; Tussilago farfara; Urtica dioica; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Diachrysia purpurata.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997a), Heuser & Jöst (1948a), Lepiforum (2021), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 13.viii.2021