Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Smerinthus ocellata

Smerinthus ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)

eyed hawk-moth

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly Salicaceae

Alnus; Betula pendula; Ligustrum vulgare; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Populus alba, x canadensis, nigra, tremula; Prunus cerasus, laurocerasus, padus, ppersica; Pyrus communis; Salix alba, aurita, babylonica, caprea, cinerea & subsp. oleifolia, eleagnos, x fragilis, purpurea, repens, triandra, viminalis; Tilia; Viburnum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Pelzer; pictures on Lepiforum

synonyms

Smerinthus ocellatus.

parasitoids, predators

Eulophus smerinthicida.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Bouček (1959a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Pelzer (1998a), Teobaldelli (2018a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b).

Last modified 31.v.2022