Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hydraecia osseola

Hydraecia osseola Staudinger, 1882

marsh mallow moth, giant ear

on Althaea


Larvae in the stems and rhizome.

host plants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Althaea officinalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Bentley (2008a), Koren (2021a), Lepiforum (2021), Pratt, Yates & Triplet (2000a).

Last modified 2.xi.2021