Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris crassiuscula

Scythris crassiuscula (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

copper owlet

on Helianthemum

parasite

Larvae in a thin web at the plant.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Helianthemum nummularium.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Scythris fuscocuprea auct. nec Haworth, 1828.

references

Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1994a).

Last modified 14.i.2020