Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orgyia antiqua

Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)

rusty tussock moth, vapourer

on trees and herbs

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 herbacea; 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

Orgyia gonostigma (Scopoii, 1783).

references

Ebert (ed., 1994a), Heuser & Jöst (1948a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Monasterio León & Escobés Jiménez (2008a), Nowakowska & Halarewicz (2006a), Viggiani )2015a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 13.viii.2021