Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lycaena hippothoe

Lycaena hippothoe (Linnaeus, 1761)

purple-edged copper

on Rumex

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Fischer (1998a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 26.iv.2021