Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xestia stigmatica

Xestia stigmatica (Hübner, 1813)

square-spotted clay

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Galeopsis; Lamium; Mercurialis perennis; Plantago; Primula elatior; Prunus spinosa; Rubus idaeus; Stellaria; Taraxacum; Urtica dioica; Vaccinium myrtillus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya & Geryak, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Xestia rhomboidea (Esper, 1790).

references

Dolinskaya & Geryak (2010a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2003a), Post (2009b), Vyšniauskaitė & Tamutis (2012a).

Last modified 1.x.2021