Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hadena bicruris

Hadena bicruris (Hufnagel, 1766)

lychnis

on Silene, etc.

parasite

Larvae in the fruits.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Saponaria officinalis; Silene alba, dioica, latifolia, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Harmodia bicruris.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Reuhl (1974b), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wagner (2008a).

Last modified 11.ix.2021