Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Papestra biren

Papestra biren (Goeze, 1781)

glaucous shears

on Vaccinium, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Aconitum; Salix caprea; Sorbus aucuparia; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum, vitis-idaea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Mamestra biren.

references

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

Last modified 30.x.2021