Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melitaea arduinna

Melitaea arduinna (Esper, 1783)

Freyer’s fritillary

on Centaurea

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea behen, graeca, nacea, nemecii, phrygia.

phenology

Hibernstion as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Kemal & Koçak, Lepiforum.

references

Gascoigne-Pees, Verovnik, Wiskin, ao (2012a), Kemal & Koçak (2016b), Lepiforum (2021), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 2.x.2021