Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecla betulae

Thecla betulae (Linnaeus, 1758)

brown hairstreak

on Prunus, ewc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Chaenomeles speciosa; Prunus armeniaca. avium, domestica & subsp.insititia, padus, spinosa.

In an single case oviposition has been observed upon Betula.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 7.v.2021