Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gortyna flavago

Gortyna flavago (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

frosted orange

on herbs

parasite

Larvae in the stems.

host plants

polyphagous

Arctium lappa, tomentosum; Artemisia; Caltha palustris; Cirsium oleraceum, vulgare; Digitalis; Eupatorium cannabinum; Filipendula ulmaria; Hypericum perforatum; Jacobaea vulgaris; Petasites hybridus; Ranunculus acris; Scrophularia auriculata, nodosa; Senecio ovatus; Urtica dioica; Valeriana; Verbascum nigrum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Xanthoecia flavago.

parasitoids, predators

Sympiesis viridula.

references

Askew (1968a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), >Hering (1957a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021), Szőcs (1977a).

Last modified 4.vi.2022