Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780)
on Malva, etc.
Larvae in a folded leaf segment; in larger leaves a segment is cut loose.
It has been found in Israel that the larve can successfully complete its development on a strongly aberrant host plant, viz. Chrozophora tinctoria (Euphorbiaceae: Benyamini).
Hibernation as larva.
distribution within Europe
egg, larva, pupa
Benyamini (2005a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Seizmayr (2015a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).