Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heliothis peltigera

Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

bordered straw

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acanthospermum hispidum; Amaranthus hybridus; Atropa bella-donna; Calendula arvensis; Capsicum annuum; Carthamus tinctorius; Cistus crispus; Cladanthus mixtus; Dittrichia viscosa; Erodium cicutarium; Glaucium flavum; Glebionis coronaria; Gossypium; Gypsophila; Helianthus annuus; Hyoscyamus niger; Lavandula; Lycopersicon esculentum; Matricaria chamomilla; Mentha; Nicotiana rustica, tabacum; Ononis spinosa; Ricinus; Salvia pratensis; Senecio viscosus; Solanum tuberosum; Sorghum; Tagetes; Ulex; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Dapporto (1998a), Dobado (2020a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Jakšić (2018a), Kravchenko, Orlova, Fibiger, ao (2005b), Lepiforum (2021), Simoglou, Anastasiades, Baixeras & Roditakis (2016a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vieira (2008a).

Last modified 5.xii.2021