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 Lepiforum.

references

Basso (2016a), Dobado (2019a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 19.vii.2021