Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coenonympha hero

Coenonympha hero (Linnaeus, 1761)

scarce heath

on “grassen”


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Carex brizoides, remota; Deschampsia cespitosa; Hordelymus europaeus; Molinia caerulea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Wieners (2007a).

Last modified 13.v.2021