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 26/11/2020 2:56:49 a.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Asterivora oleariae Dugdale, 1979, Choreutidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars chew leaves under the tormentum of Olearia species on Snares island; Biostatus: endemic

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

9 Olearia angustifolia Hook.f., Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: larvae found on leaves of host plant and reared from other species of the same genus (Dugdale 1979) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

9 Olearia colensoi Hook.f. var. argentea Allan, Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: adults reared from pupa on host plant leaves (Dugdale 1979) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Olearia lyallii Hook.f., Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: adults reared from larvae on host plant leaves (Dugdale 1979) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown