Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Watsonalla cultraria

Watsonalla cultraria (Fabricius, 1775)

barred hook-tip

on Fagus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, ± monophagous

Fagus sylvatica.

Occasionally Prunus spinosa; Quercus

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Drepana cultraria.

references

Cabella & Fiori (2010a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Hausmann & Scalercio (2016a), Lepiforum (2021), Masö (1993a).

Last modified 2.xi.2021