Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hadena perplexa

Hadena perplexa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

tawny shears

on Silene

parasite

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

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene baccifera, nutans, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Anepia perplexa, Harmodia lepida (Esper, 1790).

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Dapporto (1998a), CEbert (ed., 1998a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Reuhl (1974b), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wagner (2008a, 2012a).

Last modified 11.ix.2021