Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agrochola nitida

Agrochola nitida (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on ? broadleaved trees and herbs

parasite

Probably the larvae, like in related species, live freely on the leaves of broadleaved trees. Almost full-grown they will descend and continue feeding for a while on plants of the herb layer.

host plants

polyphagous

Clematis vitalba; Cyclamen; Fragaria; Plantago lanceolata; Primula veris; Prunus spinosal Rumex; Veronica chamaedrys.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 13.viii.2021