Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anania hortulata

Anania hortulata (Linnaeus, 1758)

small magpie

on Urtica, etc.

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, Lamiaceae, Urticaceae, polyphagous

Ballota; Calystegia sepium; Convolvulus arvensis; Galeopsis; Ipomoea tricolor; Lamium maculatum; Marrubium vulgare; Mentha x piperita; Stachys; Urtica dioica.

Urtica dioica is the most important host by far.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as full fed larva in a cocoon in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Eurrhypara hortulata; Eurrhypara urticata (Linnaeus, 1761).

references

Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a), Uffeln (1930a).

Last modified 15.ii.2020