Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lycaena dispar

Lycaena dispar (Haworth, 1802)

large copper

on Bistorta, Rumex

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Bistorta officinalis; Rumex acetosa, aquaticus, conglomeratus, crispus, hydrolapathum, obtusifolius, olympicus, patientia, sanguineus, stenophyllus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Duffey (1993a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Höppner & Loos (2020a), Kovanci, Gencer & Kovanci (2009a), Lepiforum (2021), Strausz (2010a).

Last modified 9.xii.2021