Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diachrysia chrysitis

Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)

burnished brass

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Anchusa; Ballota nigra; Cynoglossum officinale; Echium vulgare; Galeopsis tetrahit; Lamium album, maculatum; Lycopus europaeus; Marrubium vulgare; Origanum vulgare; Pulmonaria mollis; Salvia; Stachys sylvatica; Teucrium scorodonia.

References outside of Boraginaceae and Lamiaceae seem exceptional, may be based on breeding experiences: Fragaria.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 20.vii.2021