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 6:09:20 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Microcolona limodes Meyrick, 1897, Blastodacnidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars feed on seeds of Myrsine australis Biostatus: endemic

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

10 Myrsine australis (A.Rich.) Allan, Primulaceae (Primula family), Ericales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars recorded feeding on green fruit of tree (Sullivan et al 1995) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Myrsine salicina Heward ex Hook.f., Primulaceae (Primula family), Ericales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars recorded feeding on green fruit of tree (Sullivan et al 1995) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown