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 6:40:46 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Heterocrossa eriphylla Meyrick, 1888, Carposinidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars feed on and tunnels in callous tissue on edge of Aenetus viridis (puriri moth) feeding areas, especially on Fuscospora fusca and Lophozonia menziesii (Nothofagaceae) Biostatus: endemic

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

10 Fuscospora fusca (Hook.f.) Heenan & Smissen, Nothofagaceae (Souther beech family), Fagales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus:
Reasons for score: moth reared from caterpillars feeding on puriri moth feeding scars (J Dugdale 2011), plant species name given as Nothofagus fusca Scored by: N.A. Martin on 04 Jun 2011

10 Fuscospora truncata (Colenso) Heenan & Smissen, Nothofagaceae (Souther beech family), Fagales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus:
Reasons for score: moth reared from caterpillars feeding on puriri moth feeding scars (J Dugdale 2011), plant species name given as Nothofagus truncata Scored by: N.A. Martin on 04 Jun 2011