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; Ptychotis saxifraga; Scaligeria napiformis; Trinia glauca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Bollino & Sala (2004a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 22.iv.2021