Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orthosia opima

Orthosia opima ([Hübner, 1809)

northern drab

on Salix, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus; Berberis thunbergii; Betula; Calluna; Cytisus scoparius; Quercus; Salix caprea; ? Sanguisorba officinalis; Trifolium; Vaccinium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

parasitoids, predators

Euplectrus bicolor, geometricida.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 6.vii.2022