Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alsophila aescularia

Alsophila aescularia Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

march moth

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer campestre, monspessulanum, pseudoplatanus; Aesculus hippocastanum; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana; Crataegus; Fraxinus excelsior; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera caprifolium, xylosteum; Populus tremula; Prunus padusm spinosa; Pyrus communis subsp. pyraster; Quercus cerris, robur, rubra; Rosa canina; Ulmus minor.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Gomez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

parasitoids, predators

Euplectrus flavipes, geometricida.

references

Corley, Merckx, Cardoso, ao (2012a), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Füldner & Damm (2002a), Gomez de Aizpúrua (1987a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021). Lévêque, Archaux & Faucheux (2012a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 6.vii.2022