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 7:20:59 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Declana niveata Butler, 1879, Geometridae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars feed on Hoheria species Biostatus: endemic

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

8 Hoheria lyallii Hook.f., Malvaceae (Mallow family), Malvales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: insect visiting flowers (Primack 1983) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 May 2013

5 Hoheria sp., Malvaceae (Mallow family), Malvales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus:
Reasons for score: presumed reared from host plant (White 2002), plant species name not given Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

8 Veronica salicifolia G.Forst., Plantaginaceae (Plantain family), Lamiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Non-endemic, Wild, New Zealand, Bayly, M.J.; Kellow, A.V. 2006: An Illustrated Guide to New Zealand Hebes.Wellington, Te Papa Press. 388 p.
Reasons for score: insect visiting flowers (Primack 1983), plant species name given as Hebe salicifolia Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 May 2013