Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hecatera cappa

Hecatera cappa (Hübner, 1809)

on Consolida, etc.


Larvae freely on the fruits.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Consolida hispanica, regalis & subsp. paniculata; Staphisagria macrosperma.

That the larvae would live on Scrophularia, as is stated by Kravchenko ao, does not seem likely.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.


Cabella & Fiori (2010a), Fiumi & Campri (2020a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021), Savchuk & Kajgorodova (2013a).

Last modified 4.iii.2023