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 6:09:37 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Cleora scriptaria (Walker, 1860), Geometridae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars make holes in leaves of shrubs, notably Macropiper (= Piper) excelsum Biostatus: endemic

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

10 Alectryon excelsus Gaertn., Sapindaceae (Soap berry family), Sapindales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Aristotelia serrata (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) W.R.B.Oliver, Elaeocarpaceae (Elaeocarpus family), Oxalidales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars feed on plant (Hudson 1928, p. 145), plant species name given as Aristotelia racemosa Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 02 Nov 2013

10 Carpodetus serratus J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Rousseaceae (Marble leaf family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Coriaria arborea Linds., Coriariaceae (Tutu family), Cucurbitales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (Hudson 1950), plant species anme given as Coriaria ruscifolia Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Dodonaea viscosa Jacq. supsp. viscosa Jacq., Sapindaceae (Soap berry family), Sapindales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Non-endemic, Wild, New Zealand, Webb, C.J.; Simpson, M.J.A. 2001: Seeds of New Zealand gymnosperms and dicotyledons.Christchurch, Manuka Press.
Reasons for score: moth reared from caterpillar found on host plant (R Hoare 2012) Scored by: R. Hoare on 01 Nov 2012

10 Griselinia lucida G.Forst., Griseliniaceae (Griselinia family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth reared from small caterpillar found on host plant (NA Martin 2011, indentified by R Hoare), from Wenderholme Regional Park in November Scored by: N.A. Martin on 01 Oct 2012

10 Lophomyrtus bullata Burret, Myrtaceae (Myrtle family), Myrtales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars feed on plant (Hudson 1928, p. 145), plant species name given as Myrtus bullata Reference Scored by: on unknown

10 Lupinus arboreus Sims, Leguminosae (Pea family), Fabales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Exotic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars common on plants in spring and early summer (Mulvay 1978) also seen feeding on plants (Kay 1980) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 02 Nov 2013

10 Melicope simplex A.Cunn., Rutaceae (Rue family), Sapindales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Meryta sinclairii Hook. f.) Seem., Araliaceae (Ivy family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: caterpillars feeding on leaves of saplings (Beever 1984) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on 02 Nov 2013

10 Pennantia corymbosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Pennantiaceae (Pennantia family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (Hudson 1950) Reference Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Piper excelsum G.Forst., Piperaceae (Pepper family), Piperales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth reared from small caterpillars found on host plant (NA Martin 2011, indentified by R Hoare), from Wenderholme Regional Park in November Scored by: N.A. Martin on 01 Oct 2012

10 Pseudopanax arboreus (Murray) Phillipson, Araliaceae (Ivy family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Pseudopanax lessonii (DC.) K. Koch, Araliaceae (Ivy family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth reared from large caterpillar on host plant (NA Martin 2011, indentified by R Hoare), from Piha in April Scored by: N.A. Martin on 01 Oct 2012

10 Pseudowintera axillaris (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Dandy, Winteraceae (Horopito family), Canellales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Pseudowintera colorata (Raoul) Dandy, Winteraceae (Horopito family), Canellales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Schefflera digitata J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Araliaceae (Ivy family), Apiales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: moth reared from many small small caterpillars found on host plant (NA Martin 2011, indentified by R Hoare), from Wenderholm Regional Park in November Scored by: N.A. Martin on 01 Oct 2012

10 Sophora chathamica Cockayne, Leguminosae (Pea family), Fabales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: Moths reared from caterpillars found feeding on leaves (NA Martin 2014) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Sophora microphylla Aiton, Leguminosae (Pea family), Fabales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand, Heenan, P.B.; de Lange, P. J.; Wilton, A. D. 2001: Sophora (Fabaceae) in New Zealand: taxonomy, distribution, and biogeography. New Zealand Journal of Botany 39(
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown

10 Sophora tetraptera J.S. Miller, Leguminosae (Pea family), Fabales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: recorded as a host plant (A Emerson 2013) Scored by: N.A. Martin on unknown