Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phalera bucephala

Phalera bucephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

buff tip

on broadleaved trees

Phalera bucephala on Populus nigra

Populus nigra, Hungary, Jánossomorja, 17.vii.218 © László Érsek

Phalera bucephala on Populus nigra

group of larvae

Phalera bucephala on Populus nigra

detail

Phalera bucephala on Populus nigra

had and thorax

Phalera bucephala on Populus nigra

anal segments

parasite

Larvae communally, freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Alnus glutinosa; Betula pendula, pubescens; Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana; Fagus sylvatica; Fraxinus excelsior; Laburnum; Populus balsamifera, nigra, tremula; Prunus avium, spinosa; Quercus petraea, pubescens, robur, rubra; Ribes alpinum; Robinia; Rosa glauca; Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, lapponum, phylicifolia; Tilia cordata, platyphyllos; Ulmus procera; Viburnum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gómez de Aizpúrua, Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 1994a)., Gómez de Aizpúrua (1989a), Hausmann & Scalercio (2016a), Lepiforum (2021), Morimoto & Pietras (2020a), Pabis (2007a), Schintlmeister (1987a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 6.v.2022