Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agonopterix liturosa

Agonopterix liturosa (Haworth, 1811)

large purple flat-body

on Hypericum

parasite

Larvae in tops of shoots, tightly spun into a bun; here also the pupation.

host plants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum hirsutum, perforatum, undulatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Fetz.

pupa

See also Patocka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Depressaria liturella (Hübner, 1796).

references

Baldizzone (2004a), Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Buchner (2017a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2008a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2018a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Hellers (1998a), Huisman (2012a), Lepiforum (2019), Patocka (1989a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 14.iii.2020