Merrifieldia leucodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

thyme plume

on Thymus, ? etc.

parasite

Larvae free on the plants.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ? monophagous

? Origanum vulgare; ? Pulmonaria officinalis; Thymus praecox subsp. ligusticus + polytrichus, pulegioides, serpyllum, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

See Nel.

synonyms

Pterophorus leucodactylus.

references

Baldizzone (2008a), Bigot, Luquet, Nel & Picard (1990a), Fazekas (1993a), Gielis (1996a), Hart (2011a), Nel (1996a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), van Roosmalen, Wijker & Knijnsberg (2013a), Sutter (1991a).

mod 8.ii.2020