Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thaumetopoea herculeana

Thaumetopoea herculeana (Rambur, 1840)

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Cistaceae, Geraniaceae; restricted polyphagous

Cistus salviifolius; Erodium botrys, ? malacoide, moschatum; Helianthemum canariense, croceum, nummularium subsp. obscurum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Fernández Vidal & Bergantiños Rodríguez, Lepiforum.

references

Bacallado & Hernandez (1990a), Basso (2016a), Bräsicke (2013a), Dobado (2019a), Fernández Vidal & Bergantiños Rodríguez (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), Trematerra & Colacci (2018a).

Last modified 12.iv.2022