Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macaria alternata

Macaria alternata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

sharp-angled peacock

on trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus; Betula pendula; Crataegus; Fagus; Frangula alnus; Hippophae rhamnoides; Malus; ? Pinus; Populus; Prunus padus, spinosa; Quercus robur; Rhamnus; Salix caprea, purpurea.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Gomez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Semiothisa alternaria (Hübner, 1809).

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Gomez de Aizpúrua (1987a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Lévêque, Archaux & Faucheux (2012a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 4.vii.2021