Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Conistra erythrocephala

Galium erythrocephala (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

red-headed chestnut

on Quercus, etc., herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves of trees; older larvae also feed on herbs and litter.

host plants

polyphagous

Carpinus; Fagus; Fragaria; Galium; Plantago; Quercus; Ulex.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Wegner.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Wegner (2014b).

Last modified 16.viii.2021