Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Opisthograptis luteolata

Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758)

brimstone moth

onPrunus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Chaenomeles japonica; Cotoneaster horizontalis; Crataegus; Prunus avium, cerasus, cocomilia, domestica subsp. insititia, laurocerasus, padus, serotina, spinosa; Pyracantha coccinea; Rosa canina; Sorbus aucuparia.

But also Acer campestre; Corylus avellana; Lonicera xylosteum; Salix caprea; Tilia.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Gomez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Hausmann & Scalercio (2016a), Gomez de Aizpúrua (1987a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Lévêque, Archaux & Faucheux (2012a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 4.vii.2021