Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tathorhynchus exsiccata

Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)

levant black-neck, alfalfa looper

on Fabaceae

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Indigofera tinctoria; Medicago sativa; Spartium junceum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Lygephila exsiccata.

references

Bella, Parenzan & Russo (2009a), Calle (1982a), Haas, Groenendijk & Smit (2016a), Lepiforum (2023).

Last modified 6.iv.2024