Aphalara ulicis Foerster, 1848

on Rumex

gall

Eggs are deposited one by one at the upper side of the leaves, mostly near the base. The Leaves become disfigured, bumpy, with in the corresponding underside depressions a strongly flattened larva that is not encircled by a nimbus of wax threads, like the ones of A. exilis. Univoltine; the larvae hibernate on shoots of the host plant.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella, scutatus.

synonyms

Aphalara pauli Loginova, 1979, sensu Ossiannilsson (1992a).

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Burckhardt (2002a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (1997a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a).

mod 12.xii.2019