Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Amphipyra pyramidea

Amphipyra pyramidea Linnaeus, 1758)

copper underwing

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Aesculus hippocastanum; Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Cornus sanguinea; Corylus avellana; Fagus orientalis, sylvatica; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus angustifolia, excelsior; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera xylosteum; Malus domestica; Populus; Prunus cerasus, serotina, spinosa; Pyracantha pockei; Pyrus cordata; Quercus petraea; Rosa; Rubus fruticosus, idaea; Salix alba, aurita, babylonica, caprea, purpurea; Sorbus aucuparia; Syringa vulgaris; Tilia cordata, x europaea; Ulmus glabra, minor; Viburnum lantana, tinus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

parasitoids, predators

Euplectrus carinifer.

references

Cebeci & Acer (2007a), Corley, Nunes, Rosete & Ferreira (2019a), Corley, Rosete, Marabuto, ao (2014a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Prunus serotina, Peslier (2000a), Stojanović, Ćurčić, Orlović & Galić (2011a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vyšniauskaitė & Tamutis (2012a), Wagner (2003b), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 6.vii.2022