Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Furcula bifida

Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)

poplar kitten

on Populus, Salix

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus x canadensis, nigra, tremula; Salix caprea, cinerea subsp. oleifolia, x sepulcralis.

Dapporto adds Betula.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Harpyia hermelina (Goeze, 1781).

references

Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Heuser & Jöst (1948a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Schintlmeister (1987a).

Last modified 13.viii.2021