Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia assimilata

Eupithecia assimilata (Doubleday, 1856)

currant pug

on Humulus (? etc.)


Larvae freely on the leaves and inflorescences.

host plants

Cannabaceae, monophagous

Humulus lupulus.

Perhaps rarely (or locally?) also Ribes nigrum (Grossulariaceae).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Van Opstaele (1994a), Weigt (1991a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 28.v.2021