Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eana argentana

Eana argentana (Clerck, 1759)

silver shade

polyphagous

parasite

The larva lives in a silken tube in the top layer of the soil, feeding om mosses and other low plants.

phenology

Univoltibe, hibernate as very young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body reddish brown; head, prothoracic and anal plates, and pinacula blackish brown (Swatschek).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2007a), Modlinger & Liška (2016a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 7.ii.2021