Neofaculta ericetella (Geyer, 1832)

heather sober

on Calluna, etc.

parasite

Larvae in a web on flowers and leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Calluna vulgaris; Erica cinerea, herbacea, tetralix; Rhododendron hirsutum.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Gelechia ericetella.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huemer (2012a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a), Schütze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

mod 28.i.2020