List of Lepidoptera that feed on Chenopodium

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Goosefoots (Chenopodium spp.) are used as food plants by the larvae of a large number of Lepidoptera species:

Monophagous[edit]

Species which feed exclusively on goosefoots

Coleophoridae

  • Several Coleophora case-bearer species:
    • C. binotapennella
    • C. clypeiferella – feeds only on White Goosefoot (C. album)
    • C. mausolella
    • C. unipunctella

Polyphagous[edit]

Species which feed on goosefoots and other plants

Coleophoridae

  • Several Coleophora case-bearer species:
    • C. annulatella
    • C. lineapulvella – recorded on White Goosefoot (C. album)
    • C. saxicolella
    • C. scaleuta
    • C. sternipennella
    • C. versurella

Crambidae

Gelechiidae

Geometridae

Noctuidae

External links[edit]