Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Selidosema brunnearia

Selidosema brunnearia (de Villers, 1789)

bordered grey

on Cytisus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius; Genista anglica, tinctoria; Lembotropis nigricans; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago falcata; Securigera varia.

But also Artemisia; Calluna vulgaris; Galium mollugo; Sanguisorba minor.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Wegner.

synonyms

Selidosema brunnearium.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Erlacher (1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Wegner (2013b), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 22.vi.2021