Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Araschnia levana

Araschnia levana (Linnaeus, 1758)

european map

on Urtica

Araschnia levana

Hoofddorp, 3.vii.2022 © Laurens van der Linde

Araschnia levana



Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), (2022), van Tuyl (1977a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 26.vii.2023