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 elatum; Trollius europaeus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Freytag, Lepiforum, Patočka, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Euchalcia moneta.

references

Calle (1982a), Dawidowicz & Kucharczyk (2016a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Freytag (1994a), Friebe (2016a), Gómez de Aizpúrua (1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka (1996c), Pino Pérez (2016a)m Pyrgus.de (2022), Šumpich (2011b), Troukens (1994a).

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