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

Achillea millefolium; Angelica sylvestris; Artemisia absinthium; Atriplex; Betula pubescens; Calluna vulgaris; Campanula rotundifolia; Centaurea; Cytisus scoparius; Frangula alnus; Gentiana cruciata; Heracleum sphondylium; Hieracium; Inula conyzae, salicina; Onobrychis viciifolia; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Senecio ovatus; Silene; Solidago virgaurea; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Mamestra, Polia, contigua.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Reuhl (1974b), Pyrgus (2021), Robenz & Schaefer (1987a).

Last modified 30.x.2021