Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xylena vetusta

Xylena vetusta (Hübner, 1813)

red sword-grass

on grasses, herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer platanoides; Agrostis stolonifera; Angelica sylvestris; Asparagus officinalis; Beta vulgaris; Betula pendula; Bistorta officinalis; Brassica oleracea; Caltha palustris; Carex; Centaurea; Chamerion angustifolium; Cirsium; Consolida regalis; Crepis paludosa; Eleocharis palustris; Equisetum; Festuca rubra; Galium; Glyceria maxima; Iris pseudacorus; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago sativa; Menyanthes trifoliata; Myrica gale; Phragmites australis; Pisum sativum; Ranunculus acris; Ribes nigrum; Rumex hydrolapathum; Salix; Schoenoplectus lacustris subsp. glaucus; Solanum tuberosum; Tilia; Tragopogon pratensis; Trifolium pratense.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008a), Lepiforum (2021), Reuhl (1974a).

Last modified 20.viii.2021