Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Selenia tetralunaria

Selenia tetralunaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

purple thorn

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus glutinosa, incana; Betula pendula, pubescens; Corylus avellana; Crataegus; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus excelsior; Lonicera; Malus; Prunus spinosa; Quercus petraea, robur, rubra; Rosa; Rubus idaeus; Salix alba, caprea; Tilia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 4.vii.2021