Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spilosoma lutea

Spilosoma lutea (Hufnagel, 1766)

buff ermine

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Cornus sanguinea; Hypochaeris radicata; Plantago; Rumex; Taraxacum officinale; Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Spilarctia lutea.

references

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

Last modified 8.vi.2021