Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acronicta auricoma

Acronicta auricoma (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

scarce dagger

on herbs and shrubs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus glutinosa; Betula humilis, pubescens; Bistorta officinalis; Calluna vulgaris; Centaurea jacea, scabiosa; Cirsium arvense; Cistus halimifolius, salviifolius; Euphorbia cyparissias; Fagus sylvatica; Filipendula ulmaria; Knautia; Ligustrum vulgare; Lysimachia vulgaris; Mentha longifolia; Onobrychis viciifolia; Origanum vulgare; ? Petasites; Populus; Prunus spinosa; Quercus; Rosa; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Rumex; Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, purpurea; Salvia pratensis; Senecio; Thymus pulegioides; Urtica dioica; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum; Viburnum lantana; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Bentley (2008a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Teobaldelli (2018a).

Last modified 4.xi.2021