Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leucania loreyi

Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)

maize caterpillar, rice armyworm

on grasses

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Arundo donax; Avena sativa; Cenchrus purpureus; Ochlopoa annua; Oryza sativa; Phragmites australis; Saccharum officinarum; Sorghum bicolor; Tripidium ravennae; Triticum aestivum, turgidum subsp. durum; Zea mays.

Found by Viejo Montesinos ao on Lactuca (Asteraceae!)

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Mythimna loreyi .

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Viejo Montesinos, González Granados & Gómez de Aizpurua (2014a), Vieira (2008a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 14.vii.2021