Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hecatera dysodea

Hecatera dysodea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

small ranunculus

on Lactuca, etc.


Larvae freely in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Hieracium murorum; Lactuca muralis, perennis, sativa, serriola; Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Prenanthes purpurea; Sonchus arvensis, oleraceus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.


Aetheria, Mamestra, dysodea; Polia spinaciae (Vieweg, 1790).


Ebert (ed., 1998a), Friebe (2016a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Reuhl (1974b), Robenz & Schaefer (1987a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 30.x.2021