Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Evergestis frumentalis

Evergestis frumentalis (Linnaeus, 1761)

on Brassicaceae


Larvae in a spinning around buds and young leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

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


Univoltinel the larva hibernates in a cocoon in the soil.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Huertas Dionisio.


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

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