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; Securigera varia; ? Vicia cracca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Tephrina arenaciaria.

references

Bella, Parenzan & Russo (2009a), Dapporto (1998a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 20.vi.2021