Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neofaculta ericetella

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 carnea, cinerea, herbacea, tetralix; Rhododendron hirsutum.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni, Schmid.

synonyms

Gelechia ericetella.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huemer (2012a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a), Schmid (2019a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 26.i.2023