Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lacanobia contigua

Lacanobia contigua (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

beautiful brocade

on herbs, shrubs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Angelica sylvestris; Artemisia absinthium; Atriplex; Betula; Calluna vulgaris; Campanula rotundifolia; Cytisus scoparius; Frangula alnus; Gentiana cruciata; Heracleum sphondylium; Onobrychis viciifolia; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Senecio; Silene; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Polia contigua.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Reuhl (1974b), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 11.ix.2021