Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acroclita subsequana

Acroclita subsequana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

coast spurge bell

on Euphorbia

parasite

The larvae feed on the buds and, half-embedded, in the fleshy stems.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia balsamifera, lamarckii, paralias, portlandica, regis-jubae, terracina.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Acroclita consequana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Klimesch (1987a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a), Wullaert & Meert (2019a).

Last modified 5.iii.2020