Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hadena irregularis

Hadena irregularis (Hufnagel, 1766)

viper’s bugloss

on Gypsophila, Silene

parasite

Larvae at/in flowers and fruits; older larvae hide in the litter at daytime.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Gypsophila fastigiata Silene otites.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Gelbrecht & Richert (2000a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 9.ix.2021