Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xestia agathina

Xestia agathina (Duponchel, 1827)

heath rustic

on Calluna, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Calluna vulgaris; Erica cinerea, tetralix.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2003a), Pyrgus (2021), Rosenbauer, Wegner & Trusch (2000a), de Vos, Ellis, Groenendijk, ao (2010a).

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