Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Evergestis pallidata

Evergestis pallidata (Hufnagel, 1767)

chequered pearl, purple-backed cabbage worm

on Brassicaceae

parasite

Larvae in a web under the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligofaag

Alliaria petiolata; Armoracia rusticana; Barbarea vulgaris; Brassica napus, oleracea, rapa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine; Diplotaxis; Lepidium coronopus; Sinapis arvensis; Sisymbrium.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as fully fed larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

synonyms

Evergestis straminalis (Hübner, 1793).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum.

references

Bury (2014a), Lepiforum (2020), Pérez De-Gregorio (2006a), Schütze (1931a.

Last modified 3.iii.2020