Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xestia atrata

Xestia atrata (Morrison, 1874)

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous; in captivity:

Aconogonon alpinum; Dryas octopetala; Filipendula ulmaria; Polygonum aviculare; Rubus idaeus; Saxifraga; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

Oviposition mainly on Dryas.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Ahola, Silvonen, Kronholm, ao (2006a).

Last modified 30.ix.2021