Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Satyrium pruni

Satyrium pruni (Linnaeus, 1758)

black hairstreak

on Prunus

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves, creating a characteristic feeding pattern. The leaf is eaten from the base, and symmetrically at both sides of the midrib.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus domestica, padus, spinosa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Koschuh (2004a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 26.iv.2021