Herbivore Report With Reasons


Host plants of a herbivore - Information from Plant-SyNZ (http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp)
All except overseas plant species selected. Report created on 16/11/2018 6:18:49 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Megacraspedus calamogonus Meyrick, 1885, Gelechiidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars feed on grass and sedge inflorescences and seeds Biostatus: endemic

Plant species and reliability score: 0-10. 10 indicating excellent evidence for the association_

10 Austroderia richardii (Endl.) N.P.Barker & H.P.Linder, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from host plant (Meyrick 1886 in White 2002), plant was called Cortaderia richardii Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Chionochloa flavescens Zotov, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from flower heads of some hosts and typical larvae and damage present (White 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Chionochloa macra Zotov, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from flower heads of some hosts and typical larvae and damage present (White 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Chionochloa pallens Zotov, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from host plant (McKone et al 2001) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Chionochloa rigida (Raoul) Zotov, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from flower heads of some hosts and typical larvae and damage present (White 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Chionochloa rubra Zotov, Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared from flower heads of some hosts and typical larvae and damage present (White 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown