Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melitaea athalia

Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg, 1775)

heath fritillary

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Digitalis purpurea; Euphrasia; Linaria; Melampyrum nemorosum, pratense; Plantago lanceolata; Rhinanthus; Valeriana excelsa, officinalis; Veronica chamaedrys, spicata.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Reudler Talsma, Torri & van Nouhuys (2008a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021