Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zygaena exulans

Zygaena exulans (Hohenwarth, 1792)

on herbs


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceaee, oligofaag

Anthyllis vulneraria; Lotus corniculatus; Onobrychis viciifolia.

That the species were polyphagous is doubted by Reiß. This applies to the find of larva on Dryas octopetala.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a, Lepiforum (2021), Reiß (1969a).

Last modified 18.iv.2021