Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Catocala sponsa

Catocala sponsa (Linnaeus, 1767)

dark crimson underwing

on Quercus

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, oligophagous

Quercus faginea, ilex, petraea, pyrenaica, robur, rotundifolia.

? Also Castanea sativa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Wegner.

references

Agenjo (1959a), Ebert (ed., 2003a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Wegner (2014b), Yela (1988a).

Last modified 14.viii.2021