Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xanthia ocellaris

Xanthia ocellaris (Borkhausen, 1792)

pale-lemon sallow

on Populus

parasite

Larvae feed on the male catkins.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus x canadensis.nigra, tremula.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

phenology

Larvae in early spring,

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Cirrhia ocellaris.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 14.viii.2021