Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Laeosopis roboris

Laeosopis roboris (Esper, 1793)

spanish purple hairstreak

on Fraxinus, Phillyrea

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Oleaceae, oligophagous

Fraxinus angustifolia; Phillyrea angustifolia, latifolia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva

see Kan ao, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Laeosopis evippus (Hübner, 1793).

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Kan & Kan-van Limburg-Stirum (2009a), Kan & van Limburg-Stirum (2009a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 25.iv.2021