Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Polyphaenis sericata

Polyphaenis sericata (Esper, 1787)

guernsey underwing

on Ligustrum, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Cornus; Crataegus; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera; Prunus spinosa; Quercus; Syringa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya, Lepiforum.

synonyms

Polyphaenis viridis (de Villers, 1789).

references

Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya (2011a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Jakšić (2018a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), De Prins (2016b).

Last modified 25.viii.2021