Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heteropterus morpheus

Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)

large chequered skipper

on Molinia, etc.

parasite

Larva in a rolled leaf.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Brachypodium sylvaticum; Calamagrostis canescens, epigeios; Molinia caerulea; Phalaroides arundinacea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 20.iv.2021