Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diarsia mendica

Diarsia mendica (Fabricius, 1775)

ingrailed clay

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Betula; Calluna vulgaris; Campanula rotundifolia; Crataegus rhipidophylla; Dryopteris filix-mas; Lamium; Lonicera periclymenum; Persicaria hydropiper; Polygonum aviculare; Primula acaulis, elatior, veris; Prunus spinosa; Pteridium aquilinum; Rubus fruticosus; Rumex; Salix caprea, cinerea; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum; Viola.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Pyrgus.

parasitoids, predators

Euplectrus bicolor.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 6.vii.2022