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

Populus alba, x canadensis, nigra; Prunus padus; Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, x fragilis, purpurea, repens, triandra, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Pelzer; pictures on Lepiforum

synonyms

Smerinthus ocellatus.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Pelzer (1998a).

Last modified 15.iv.2021