Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Malacosoma neustria

Malacosoma neustria (Linnaeus, 1758)

lackey moth

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Arbutus unedo; Berberis vulgaris; Betula pendula, pubescens; Cardaria draba; Carpinus betulus; Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana; Crataegus; Dorycnium hirsutum, pentaphyllum; Erica manipuliflora; Fraxinus ornus; Hippophae rhamnoides; Malus domestica; Ostrya carpinifolia; Populus nigra, tremula; Prunus avium, domestica, serotina, spinosa; Pyrus bourgaeana, communis; Quercus coccifera, ilex, petraea, robur, rotundifolia; Rhamnus lycioides subsp. graeca; Rosa canina; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Salix aurita, caprea, repens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1994a), Fritsch, Stangelmaier, Top-Jensen & Bech (2014a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Nowakowska & Halarewicz (2006a), Ortiz, Rubio, Guerrero & Garre (2018a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 25.ix.2021