Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceramica pisi

Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)

broom moth

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Betula pubescens; Cirsium; Cytisus; Daucus carota; Euphrasia; Galatella linosyris; Gentiana pneumonanthe; Hypericum; Juncus; Lotus pedunculatus; Persicaria amphibia; Picris hieracioides; Pteridium; Salix caprea; Scabiosa; Tussilago farfara; Vaccinium myrtillus, oxycoccos, uliginosum; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Melanchra pisi.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 12.ix.2021