Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xerocnephasia rigana

Xerocnephasia rigana (Sodoffsky, 1829)

on Clematis, Pulsatilla

parasite

The larva lives in a silken tube in the upper soil layer, just below the lower leaves of the host plant.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Clematis recta; Pulsatilla vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Eulia, Trachysmia, rigana.

references

Disqué (1905a), Fazekas (2018a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 14.ii.2020