Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Vanessa virginiensis

Vanessa virginiensis (Drury, 1774)

american painted lady

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Antennaria; Arctium; Carduus tenuiflorus; Filago gallica, minima, pyramidata; Gnaphalium uliginosum; Laphangium luteoalbum; Pseudognaphalium gaudichaudianum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Vieira (2017a).

Last modified 27.v.2021