Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mesoleuca albicillata

Mesoleuca albicillata (Linnaeus, 1758)

beautiful carpet

on Rubus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Agrimonia eupatoria; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria vesca; Prunus spinosa; Rubus caesius, fruticosus, idaeus.

The reference by Cabella & Fiori to Rumex seems a mistake.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Cabella & Fiori (2010a), Ebert (ed., 2001a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 2.xi.2021