Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Isturgia arenacearia

Isturgia arenacearia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

sand bordered bloom, yellow alfalfa geometrid

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Glycine max; Medicago sativa; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Securigera varia;Trifolium; ? Vicia cracca.

phenology

Hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka, Prgus.

synonyms

Tephrina arenaciaria.

references

Bella, Parenzan & Russo (2009a), Budashkin & Savchuk (2010a), Dapporto (1998a), Inokaitis & Paulavičiūtė (2020a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Parenzan, Bella & Russo (2005a), Patočka (2004a), pyrgus.de (2022).

Last modified 26.viii.2023