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, arborea.

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), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Jacobs & De Prins (2011a), Kaitila (1996a), Requena (2009a), Wegner, Kayser & van Loh (2007a).

Last modified 26.i.2020