Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Iphiclides podalirius

Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)

scarce swallowtail

on Prunus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier ovalis; Cotoneaster franchetii, integerrimus; Crataegus macrocarpa, monogyna; Malus domestica; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasifera, domestica & subsp. insititia, dulcis, “x eminens”, mahaleb, persica, serotina, spinosa; Pyrus communis & subsp. pyraster; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, domestica; Spiraea cantoniensis.

Most important by far is Prunus mahaleb.

phenology

Hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Stefanescu, Jubany & Dantart (2006a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 6.v.2021