Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diloba caeruleocephala

Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

figure of eight

on Prunus etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

mainly Rosaceae

Cotoneaster; Crataegus monogyna, rhipidophylla; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Prunus avium, cerasus, domestica, dulcis, laurocerasus, padus, persica, serotina, spinosa; Pyrus communis, cordata, elaeagrifolia, spinosa; Rosa canina; Sorbus aucuparia, hybrida, intermedia.

References to non-Rosaceae, like Corylus; Frangula alnus subsp. pontica; Populus; Quercus coccifera; Salix probably are exceptional.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Eitschberger, Lepiforum.

references

Bolu & Özgen (2007a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Eitschberger (2008b), Kemal, Kızıldağ & Koçak (2020a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Peslier (2000a), Stojanović, Ćurčić, Orlović & Galić (2011a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 19.xii.2021