Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Paracorsia repandalis

Paracorsia repandalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1776)

scarce straw pearl

on Verbascum

parasite

Larvae in a conspicuous spinning among the leaves nd in the inflorescence.

host plants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Verbascum giganteum, lychnitis, nigrum, phlomoides, thapsiforme, thapsus.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

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

synonyms

Pyrausta repandalis.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 3.iii.2020