Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acronicta menyanthidis

Acronicta menyanthidis (Esper, 1789)

light knot grass

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Betula; Calluna vulgaris; Comarum palustre; Juncus; Lysimachia nummularia; Menyanthes trifoliata; Myrica gale; Populus; Ranunculus aconitifolius; Salix; Vaccinium myrtillus,oxycoccos, uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021), Rosenbauer, Heinecke, Boczki & Kostewitz (2015a), Vyšniauskaitė & Tamutis (2012a).

Last modified 2.xi.2021