Capperia britanniodactylus (Gregson, 1867)

wood-sage plume

on Teucrium


The larva makes a large wound in the stem, just below a leaf-bearing side branch. The branch withers, and the larva feeds on the fading leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Teucrium scorodonia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Nel.


Capperia britanniodactyla.


Bigot & Picard (2009a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2008a), Gielis (1996a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Nel (1996a), Sutter (1991a).

mod 5.ix.2019