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, perfoliata; Silene otites.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Gelbrecht & Richert (2000a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021), Savchuk & Kajgorodova (2013a).

Last modified 2.iii.2023