Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euphydryas aurinia

Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)

marsh fritillary

on Gentiana, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Cephalaria leucantha; Digitalisl Dipsacus laciniatus; Gentiana acaulis, asclepiadea, clusii, cruciata, lutea, punctata; Knautia arvensis; Lonicera caprifolium, etrusca, implexa, periclymenum; Scabiosa columbaria; Sixalix atropurpurea; Succisa pratensis; Succisella inflexa.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Eurodryas aurinia. The subspecies Euphydryas aurinia provincialis (Boisduval, 1828) is considered by some an autonomous species.

references

Aistleitner & Aistleitner (1996a), Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Fischer (1997a), Glerean, Deutsch, Morandini, ao (2022a), Karaçetin & Welch (2011a), Lepiforum (2021), Mazel, (2006a), Munguira, García-Barros & Viejo (1997a), Pinazari (2016a), Saarinen, Jantunen & Valtonen (2005a), Švitra & Sielezniew (2010a), Teobaldelli (2018a), Zimmermann, Fric, Filipová & Konviýka (2005a).

Last modified 22.xii.2023