Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Subacronicta megacephala

Subacronicta megacephala (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

poplar grey

on Populus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus nigra, tremula; Salix caprea.

Also Alnus; Quercus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Acronicta, Acronycta, megacephala.

parasitoids, predators

Eulophus smerinthicida, ramicornis.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Bouček (1959a), Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya (2014b), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 1.vi.2022