Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orgyia antiqua

Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)

rusty tussock moth, vapourer

on trees and herbs

Orgyia antiqua

Hoofddorp, 13.ix.2017 © Laurens van der Linde: male specimen

Orgyia antiqua

detail

Orgyia antiqua female

Hoofddorp, 20.ix.2015 © Laurens van der Linde: ovipositing female

Orgyia antiqua female

frontal

Orgyia antiqua eggs

Haarlemmermeer, 30.i.2020 © Laurens van der Linde: eggs

Orgyia antiqua larvae

emerging larvae

Orgyia antiqua young larva

young larva

Orgyia antiqua young larva

another specimen

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

broadly polyphagous

Alnus glutinosa; Arbutus unedo; Artemisia vulgaris; Betula pendula, pubescens; Canna indica; Cornus alba, sanguinea; Corylus avellana; Cotoneaster dammeri; Crataegus rhipidophylla; Cytisus scoparius; Dasiphora fruticosa; Erica carnea; Fagus sylvatica; Fallopia baldschuanica; Filipendula ulmaria; Forsythia; Frangula alnus; Lythrum salicaria; Malus domestica; Melissa officinalis; Pelargonium peltatum, zonale; Picea abies; Populus x x canadensis, nigra, tremula; Prunus cerasifera, cerasus, domestica & subsp. insititia, laurocerasus, padus, serotina, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus petraea, robur; Ribes nigrum; Rosa canina; Rubus caesius, fruticosus, udaeus; Salix alba, aurita, caprea, salviifolia; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia; Vaccinium myrtillus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Notolophus antiquus; Orgyia gonostigma (Scopoii, 1783).

parasitoids, predators

Dibrachys microgastri; Eulophus abdominalis, larvarum, ramicornis.

references

Bouček (1959a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Heuser & Jöst (1948a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Monasterio León & Escobés Jiménez (2008a), Nowakowska & Halarewicz (2006a), Pérez De-Gregorio & Rondós i Casas (2006a), Viggiani )2015a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 26.x.2023