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

Calendula officinalis; Cirsium oleraceum; Clematis vitalba; Cornus sanguinea; Epipactis purpurata; Euonymus europaeus; Gymnadenia conopsea; Hylotelephium telephium; Hypochaeris radicata; Pelargonium; Plantago; Prenanthes purpurea; Rumex sanguineus; Symphoricarpos albus; Taraxacum officinale; Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Spilosoma luteum; Spilarctia lutea.

references

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

Last modified 8.vii.2021