Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pararge xiphia

Pararge xiphia (Fabricius, 1775)

madeiran speckled wood

on grasses

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis gigantea; Brachypodium sylvaticum; Drymochloa donax; Holcus lanatus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Bland & Lace (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Wakeham-Dawson (2002a).

Last modified 27.iv.2021