Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xylena exsoleta

Xylena exsoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)

sword-grass

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorescences.

host plants

polyphagous

Allium cepa; Anthemis; Anthyllis; Brassica oleracea; Clematis; Consolida; Euphorbia; Gladiolus italicus; Glebionis coronaria; Hedysarum coronarium; Helianthemum; Iris pseudacorus; Leucanthemum vulgare; Limonium; Onobrychis viciifolia; Ononis spinosa subsp. procurrens; Prunus; Rheum ribes; Rumex acetosa; Scrophularia canina; Silene vulgaris; Trifolium; Verbascum nigrum; Vicia faba.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Fibiger, Sammut, Seguna & Catania (2007a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kemal, Özkol & Kayci (2008a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008a), Lepiforum (2021), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 20.viii.2021