Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Calliteara pudibunda

Calliteara pudibunda (Linnaeus, 1758)

pale tussock

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Aesculus; Alnus glutinosa; Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana; Fagus sylvatica; Fraxinus excelsior; Hippophae rhamnoides; Malus domestica; Platanus; Populus x canadensis, tremula; Prunus avium, cerasifera, domestica & subsp. insititia, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus pubescens, robur; Rosa; Rubus fruticosus; Salix babylonica, caprea, viminalis; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia cordata; Ulmus laevis, Vaccinium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka & Turčáni, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Dasychira, Elkneria, pudibunda.

references

Füldner & Damm (2002a), Heuser & Jöst (1948a), Jakšić (2018a), Lepiforum (2021), Patočka & Turčáni (2008a), Pyrgus.de (2022).

Last modified 20.iv.2022