Aristotelia ericinella (Zeller, 1839)

heather neb

on ling


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, monophagous

Calluna vulgaris.


Hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

See Bland ao.


Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Wegner, Kayser & van Loh (2007a).

mod 30.vii.2019