Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aristotelia ericinella

Aristotelia ericinella (Zeller, 1839)

heather neb

on Calluna, Empetrum, Erica

parasite

The larvae live freely in a loose spinning, some rather write of a silken tube, deep in the shrub. The larvae easily drop upon disturbance.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Calluna vulgaris; Empetrum nigrum; Erica herbacea, carnea.

phenology

Hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

See Bland ao.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Corley, Merckx, Marabuto ao (2013a), Huemer & Mayr (2000a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Jacobs & De Prins (2011a), Kaitila (1996a), Requena (2009a), Wegner, Kayser & van Loh (2007a).

Last modified 11.x.2023