Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spilosoma lubricipeda

Spilosoma lubricipeda (Linnaeus, 1758)

white ermine

on dicotyledons

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Cytisus scoparius; Echium vulgare; Eupatorium cannabinum; Galium; Geranium; Lactuca serriola; Lycopersicon esculentum; Malus domestica; Medicago sativa; Plantago; Polygonum; Rubus plicatus; Rumex; Salix x fragilis; Salvia; Sambucus nigra, racemosa; Sanguisorba; Scabiosa; Senecio ovatus; Taraxacum officinale; Trifolium pratense; Typha latifolia; Ulmus; Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 8.vii.2021