Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecyna asinalis

Mecyna asinalis (Hübner, 1819)

coastal pearl

on Rubiaceae

parasite

Larvae in a web under the leaves.

host plants

Rubiaceae, oligophagous

Coprosma repens; Crucianella maritima; Rubia peregrina.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Picture on Lepiforum.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Heckford & Beavan (2020a), Lepiforum (2020), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 3.iii.2020