Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthophila fabriciana

Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1758)

common nettle-tap

on Parietaria, Urtica

Anthophila fabriciana: folded leaf

Urtica dioica, Zeewolde, Harderbos © Hans Jonkma

Anthophila fabriciana: young larva

young larva

gall

the young larva of the spring generation lives in a folded leaf low in the plant; older larvae live gregariously in a spinning in the top op the plant.

host plants

(Cannabaceae), Urticaceae, oligophagous

Parietaria; Urtica dioica, urens.

Rarely also Humulus lupulus.

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka.

synonyms

Simaethis fabriciana.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Corley, Rosete, Marabuto ao (2014a), Hellers (2020a), Klimesch (1983a), Landry, Nazari, Dewaard, ao (2013a), Lepiforum (2022), Patočka (1999c), Schütze (1931a), Microlepidoptera, Sonderegger (2011a), Thomann (1956a). Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 26.i.2023