Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orthosia gracilis

Orthosia gracilis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

powdered quaker

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Artemisia vulgaris; Betula pendula; Cirsium arvense; Epilobium; Filipendula; Fragaria ananassa; Geranium; Hypericum hirsutum, perforatum; Lysimachia punctata, vulgaris; Medicago sativa; Populus tremula; Prunus serotina, spinosa; Rosa; Rubus caesius, fruticosus; Rumex; Salix caprea, puprurea; Sambucus ebulus; Trifolium pratense.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

parasitoids, predators

Euplectrus bicolor.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Askew (1968a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Stojanović, Ćurčić, Orlović & Galić (2011a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 5.vi.2022