Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Malacosoma alpicola

Malacosoma alpicola Staudinger, 1870

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alchemilla mollis; Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; Dorycnium pentaphyllum; Helianthemum; Onobrychis reuteri, viciifolia; Quercus rotundifolia; Rubus; Rumex acetosella & subsp. angiocarpus, induratus; Sanguisorba officinalis; Silene colorata; Trifolium campestre; Tuberaria guttata.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Malacosoma alpicolum.

references

Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas, Pires & Cardoso (2008a), Lepiforum (2021), Martín & Serrano (1984a).

Last modified 20.vi.2021