Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parastichtis suspecta

Parastichtis suspecta (Hübner, 1817)

on ? opulus


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, ? monophagous

? Populus nigra, tremula.

According to some sources the larva initially feeds on poplar catkins, later on various low plants. Others mention willow and birch.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Cabella & Fiori (2010a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021), Stark (1969a).

Last modified 2.xi.2021