Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lycaena helle

Lycaena helle (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

violet copper

on Bistorta


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Bistorta officinalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Kolev & Shtinkov (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Popović, Ðurić, Franeta, ao (2014a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 7.v.2021