Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lathronympha strigana

Lathronympha strigana (Hübner, 1799)

red piercer

on Hypericum

parasite

Larva among spun leaves at the tip of the stem.

host plants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum hirsutum, perforatum.

phenology

Two or three generations; hibernation in a white cocoon among the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Lathronympha, Semasia, hypericana (Hübner, 1799).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Roskam (2009a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 16.ii.2020