Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Donus zoilus

Donus zoilus (Scopoli, 1763)

on Trifolium, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves; here also the pupa, in a yellowish white retulate cocoon.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Hedysarum coronarium; Medicago falcata, sativa, x varia; Onobrychis; Ononis; Phaseolus; Trifolium pratense, repens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Green with a narrow white dorsal line; hairs very short, black at the base, white towards the top, on black pinacula; Stigmata green. See Dieckmann, Skuhrovec (2006a).

synonyms

Brachypera, Hypera, zoila.

references

Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dieckmann (1989a), Dieckmann & Herger (1985a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, GarcĂ­a-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Skuhrovec (2005a, 2006a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 22.x.2020