Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Haworth, 1809)

double-striped pug

on (mainly) dicotyledons

parasite

Larvae at the flowers and fruits.

host plants

polyphagous

Achillea millefolium; Adenocarpus viscosus; Arbutus; Angelica sylvestris; Armeria pungens; Artemisia vulgaris; Berberis vulgaris; Betula; Calluna vulgaris; Clematis vitalba; Crataegus rhipidophylla; Cytisus scoparius; Digitalis grandiflora, purpurea; Drimia maritima; Erica tetralix; Eriobotrya japonica; Eupatorium cannabinum; Euphrasia; Genista tinctoria; Gypsophila struthium; Lavandula pedunculata; Limonium dichotomum; Linaria vulgaris; Lythrum salicaria; Medicago sativa; Nerium oleander; Odontites vulgaris; Olea europaea; Origanum vulgare; Rosmarinus officinalis; Salvia officinalis subsp. lavandulifolia; Sambucus nigra; Sixalix atropurpurea; Sorbus aucuparia; Tamarix gallica; Thymus; Ulex europaeus; Valeriana officinalis; Verbascum.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Gomez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Corley (2005a), Fischer & Ivinskis (2007a), Ebert (ed., 2001a), Gomez de Aizpúrua (1987a), King & Viejo Montesinos (2010a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Weigt (1988a), Wiltshire (1985a).

Last modified 27.vii.2021