Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lycophotia porphyrea

Lycophotia porphyrea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

ttrue lover’s knot

on Calluna, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Bruckenthalia spiculifolia; Calluna vulgaris; Erica tetralix.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Beshkov & Nahirnić-Beshkova (2021a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2003a), Pyrgus (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 1.x.2021