Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hypomecis punctinalis

Hypomecis punctinalis (Scopoli, 1763)

pale oak beauty

on woody plants

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer; Alnus glutinosa; Berberis vulgaris; Betula; Carpinus betulus; Cornus sanguinea; Crataegus monogyna; Erica arborea; Fagus sylvatica; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus; Genista; Larix decidua; Lonicera; Populus; Prunus spinosa; Quercus; Rubus frtuicosus, idaeus; Salix caprea; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia; Vaccinium myrtillus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gomez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Boarmia, Serraca, punctinalis.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Gomez de Aizpúrua (1987a, 1889a), Hausmann & Scalercio (2016a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a) , Weigt (1983a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 3.vii.2021