Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eriogaster catax

Eriogaster catax (Linnaeus, 1758)

orange eggar

on Crataegus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves; during the day in a communal web.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus monogyna; Dorycnium pentaphyllum; Paliurus spina-christi; Populus; Prunus cerasifera, spinosa; Pyrus; Quercus x cerrioides, frainetto; Rosa; Sorbus aria; Ulmus.

Primarily on Crataegus and Prunus; these also are the only plants on which young larvae are found.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), García-Pérez. López Pajarón, Moraga Quintanilla & Munguira (2009a), de Juana & Aedo (2021a), Kadej, Zając & Tarnawski (2018a), Lepiforum (2021), Murria Beltrán (2006c), Safián (2006a), Teodorescu & Stănescu (2019a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 21.vii.2021