Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heliothis viriplaca

Heliothis viriplaca (Hufnagel, 1766)

flax, budworm

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorescence and leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Artemisia campestris, vulgaris; Centaurea scabiosa, stoebe; Cichorium; Crepis; Cytisus scoparius; Dianthus carthusianorum; Euphorbia cyparissias; Linaria; Malva alcea; Medicago sativa; Melilotus; Odontites luteus; Ononis natrix, spinosa; Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Sanguisorba minor; Securigera varia; Silene latifolia, nutans; Taraxacum officinale; Teucrium botrys; Trifolium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Kravchenko, Orlova, Fibiger, ao (2005b), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 1.viii.2021