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 27/04/2019 4:04:24 a.m.
Herbivore species: Eudonia cataxesta (Meyrick, 1884), Crambidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars associated with mosses Biostatus: endemic
Plant species and reliability score: 0-10. 10 indicating excellent evidence for the association_
8 Helichrysum intermedium G.Simpson, Compositae (Daisy family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth visiting and probably feeding in flower (Primack 1983), moth species name given as Scoparia cataxesta, plant species name given as Helichrysum selago Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 09 Aug 2013