Aristotelia ericinella (Zeller, 1839)

heather neb

on ling

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, monophagous

Calluna vulgaris.

phenology

Hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

See Bland ao.

references

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

mod 30.vii.2019