Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plusia festucae

Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)

gold spot

on Typha, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alisma; Carex; Iris; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phragmites australis; Typha latifolia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka.

synonyms

Chrysapidia festucae.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Kravchenko, Poltavsky & Müller (2018a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka (1996c), Schaefer (1980a).

Last modified 13.xi.2021