Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
common plume, moning-glory plume moth
on Calystegia, Convolvulus, Ipomoea
Calystegia sepium, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Wellen, Broekbeemd, 5.vii.2022 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: within this slightly inflated flower bud lives a larva
reared imago (ex pupa 22.vii.2022)
Larvae live freely on and in the flowers and on the leaves.
The many records of other, unrelated plants may perhaps partly be explained by the manner in which Convolvulaceae are intertwined with other plants.
distribution within Europe
Pictures on Lepiforum. See also Nel (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni.
Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Albu (2009a), Arenberger & Baez (2011a), Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2019), Nel (1989a, 1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1991a), Thomann (1956a).