Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Charaxes jasius

Charaxes jasius (Linneus, 1767)

two-tailed pasha

on Arbutus


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Arbutus andrachne, unedo.

Occasionally other shrubs (Bury).


Bivoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum


Bury (0000a), Cancela & Vasconcelos (2019a), Döring & Hoffmann (2004), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 26.v.2021