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 6:57:41 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Heterocrossa gonosemana Meyrick, 1882, Carposinidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars feed on seeds and fruits of Griselinia lucida and possibly G. littoralis Biostatus: endemic

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

8 Griselinia littoralis Raoul, Griseliniaceae (Griselinia family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars recorded feeding in fruit (Sullivan et 1995), caterpillar name given as Heterocrossa sp. cf. gonosemana Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Griselinia lucida G.Forst., Griseliniaceae (Griselinia family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillar recorded feeding in fruit (Sullivan et 1995) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown