Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zygaena viciae

Zygaena viciae (Denis & Schiffermüller,1775)

on Trifolium, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Dorycnium pentaphyllum subsp. herbaceum; Trifolium alpestre, campestre, medium, repens; Lathyrus pratensis; Vicia cassubica, cracca, tenuifolia.

Oviposition also observed on Solidago canadensis (Lepiforum).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Zygaena charon Hübner, 1796).

references

Dapporto (1998a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Fazekas (2021c), Jakšić, Tarmann & Nahirnić (2019a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 13.vii.2021