Eana incanana (Stephens, 1852)

bluebell shade

on Hyacinthoides

parasite

The larva lives in a spinning the inflorescence

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Hyacinthoides non-scripta.

Given the specialised biology of the larva, references to host plants like Leucanthemum vulgare; Salix; Vaccinium are unlikely.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body brown; head yellowish, with dark markings; prothoracic plate black with white markings; pinacula as small dark dots.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019).

mod 6.xi.2019