Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melitaea didyma

Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778)

spotted fritillary

on dicotyledonous herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Centaurea jacea, scabiosa; Digitalis grandiflora; Linaria genistifolia subsp. dalmatica, vulgaris; Melampyrum arvense; Odontites luteus; Plantago lanceolata, media; Rhinanthus angustifolius; Stachys recta; Valeriana officinalis; Verbascum lychnitis, nigrum, thapsus; Veronica austriaca subsp. teucrium, chamaedrys.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021