Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Polychrysia moneta

Polychrysia moneta (Fabricius, 1786)

golden plusia

on Aconitum

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Aconitum lycoctonum & subsp. neapolitanum + vulparia, napellus, variegatum; Consolida ajacis; Delphinium; Trollius europaeus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Euchalcia moneta.

references

Dawidowicz & Kucharczyk (2016a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Friebe (2016a), Gómez de Aizpúrua (1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Pino Pérez (2016a), Šumpich (2011b).

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