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 6:09:02 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Orocrambus flexuosellus (Doubleday, 1843), Crambidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; dominant crambid in lowland pastures Biostatus: endemic

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

4 Agrostis capillaris L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared on host in captivity (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Allium cepa L., Alliaceae (Onion family), Asparagales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: adult insect observed visiting flowers (Howlett et al. 2009) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 03 Dec 2011

4 Alopecurus pratensis L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared on host in captivity (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Brassica rapa L. var. chinensis (L.) Kitam., Cruciferae (Cabbage family), Brassicales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Sometimes present, New Zealand
Reasons for score: adult insect observed visiting flowers (Howlett et al. 2009) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 03 Dec 2011

10 Ceratodon purpureus (Hedw.) Brid., Ditrichaceae (Ditricha moss family), , Bryatae, Bryophyta
Biostatus: Non-endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Dactylis glomerata L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host in (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

8 Dracophyllum acerosum Berggr., Ericaceae (Heath family), Ericales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth visiting and probably feeding in flower (Primack 1983) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 Aug 2013

8 Festuca rubra L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host (Gaskin 1975) plant named as probably spp. Comutata (Cewings fescue) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

4 Funaria hygrometrica Hedw., Funariaceae (Funaria moss family), , Bryatae, Bryophyta
Biostatus: Non-endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: reared on host in captivity (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

8 Hoheria lyallii Hook.f., Malvaceae (Mallow family), Malvales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth visiting and probably feeding in flower (Primack 1983) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 Aug 2013

8 Olearia virgata (Hook.f.) Hook.f., Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth visiting and probably feeding in flower (Primack 1983) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 Aug 2013

8 Ozothamnus leptophyllus (G.Forst.) Breitw. & J.M.Ward, Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth visiting and probably feeding in flower (Primack 1983), plant species anme given as Cassinia fulvida Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 Aug 2013

10 Phleum pratense L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Poa annua L., Gramineae (Grass family), Poales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host in (Gaskin 1975) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown