List of Lepidoptera that feed on Silene

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Silene species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including:

Monophagous species which feed exclusively on Silene
  • C. apicialbella
  • C. nutantella
  • C. otitae
  • C. silenella
Polyphagous species which feed on Silene among other plants
  • C. corsicella (recorded on S. nutans)
  • C. leucapennella
  • C. lithargyrinella (recorded on S. vulgaris)

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