Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hecatera bicolorata

Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)

broad-barred white

on Lactuca, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the flower heada.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Crepis capillaris, tectrum; Eupatorium; Hieracium lachenalii subsp. cruentifolium, murorum; Jacobaea erucifolia; Lactuca muralis, serriola; Leontodon; Picris; Pilosella aurantiaca, officinarum; Prenanthes purpurea; Scorzoneroides autumnalis; Sonchus oleraceus; Tragopogon pratensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Aetheria, Mamestra, bicolorata.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Robenz & Schaefer (1987a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vyšniauskaitė & Tamutis (2012a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 30.x.2021