Eana penziana (Thunberg, 1791)

large mottled shade

polyphagous on low herbs

parasite

Larvae in a silken tube on or in the soil, feeding on the root collar.

host plants

Armeria maritima; Festuca ovina; Helianthemum canum; Hippocrepis; Lotus; Plantago maritima; Saxifraga rosacea.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body dark green; head reddish brown; prothoracic and anal plate, also the pinacula, black.

synonyms

Cnephasia penziana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a)Hancock & Bland (2015a), Sch├╝tze (1931a).

mod 6.xi.2019