Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xanthia gilvago

Xanthia gilvago (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

dusky-lemon sallow

on Ulmus, Populus

parasite

Larvae on the inflorescence; when this source is exhausted the drop to the ground, may eventually feed for a while on the low vegetation.

host plants

polyphagous

Populus; Ulmus glabra, minor.

phenology

Larvae in early spring,

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Cirrhia gilvago.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 14.viii.2021