Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Evergestis frumentalis

Evergestis frumentalis (Linnaeus, 1761)

on Brassicaceae

parasite

Larvae in a spinning around buds and young leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Brassica barrelieri; Descurainia sophia; Isatis tinctoria; Sinapis arvensis; Sisymbrium loeselii.

phenology

Univoltinel the larva hibernates in a cocoon in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Huertas Dionisio.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2014a), Lepiforum (2020), Schütze (1931a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 2.iii.2020