Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrothylacia rubi

Macrothylacia rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)

fox moth

on herbs, grasses, trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

brosdly polyphagous

Agrostis capillaris; Alchemilla; Argentina anserina; Arrhenatherum elatius; Betula pubescens; Bistorta officinalis; Bromopsis erecta; Bunias orientalis; Calluna vulgaris; Carpinus betulus; Dactylis glomerata; ? Erica cinerea; Festuca rubra; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria vesca; Galium mollugo; Geranium pratense; Helianthemum nummularium; Lathyrus pratensis; Lotus corniculatus; Luzula campestris; Lythrum salicaria; Malus domestica; Medicago lupulina; Melilotus; Pimpinella saxifraga; Plantago lanceolata; Poa; Polygonum aviculare; Populus alba, nigra; Potentilla argentea, reotans; Prunus spinosa; Quercus robur; Rosa canina; Rubus caesius, fruticosus, idaeus, plicatus; Rumex acetosella; Salix aurita, caprea, viminalis; Sanguisorba minor, officinalis; Symphytum officinale; Trifolium arvense, pratense, repens; Vaccinium myrtillus, oxycoccos, uliginosum; Vicia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1994a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 21.vii.2021