Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Laothoe populi

Laothoe populi (Linnaeus, 1758)

poplar hawk moth

on Populus, Salix, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Alnus; Betula; Crataegus; Fraxinus; Laurus; Malus; Populus alba, x canadensis, nigra, tremula; Quercus; Rosa; Salix alba, aurita, babylonica, caprea, x fragilis, purpurea, x sachalinensis, triandra, viminalis; Ulmus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Smerinthus populi.

parasitoids, predators

Eulophus smerinthicida.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Bouček (1959a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Seven (2020a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 31.v.2022