Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Colias croceus

Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)

clouded yellow

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos; Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago falcata, sativa,x varia; Melilotus albus; Onobrychis arenaria, viciifolia; Securigera varia; Trifolium medium, pratense, repens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Colias crocea.

references

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

Last modified 23.iv.2021