Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Papilio alexanor

Papilio alexanor Esper, 1800

southern swallowtail

on Ferula, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorecences.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Ferula communis, tingitana; Heptaptera anisoptera; Opopanax chironium, hispidus; Pastinaca sativa; Pimpinella saxifraga; Ptychotis saxifraga; Scaligeria napiformis; Seseli montanum; Trinia glauca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Arnscheid (2000a), Bollino & Sala (2004a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Ko├žak, Kemal & Akdeniz (2006a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2023).

Last modified 24.xii.2023