Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Akbesia davidi

Akbesia davidi (Oberthur, 1884)

David’s hawk-moth

on Pistacia

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Anacardiaceae, monophagous

Pistacia atlantica, terebinthus subsp. palaestina.

Possibly also Cotinus coggygria; Rhus coriaria.

distribution within Europe

Turkey.

ei, larva, pupa

see de Freina & Geck.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), de Freina & Geck (2003a).

Last modified 15.iv.2021