Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phigalia pilosaria

Phigalia pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

pale brindled beauty

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer; Artemisia campestris; Carpinus betulus; Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana; Crataegus monogyna; Fagus sylvatica; Fraxinus excelsior; Malus domestica; Populus nigra, tremula; Prunus dulcis, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus robur; Salix caprea, viminalis; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia; Vaccinium myrtillus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Matraj & Malkiewicz.

synonyms

Apocheima pilosarium.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), King & González-Estébanez (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Lévêque, Archaux & Faucheux (2012a), Matraj & Malkiewicz (2011a).

Last modified 20.vi.2021