Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eurrhypis pollinalis

Eurrhypis pollinalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Genista, etc.

parasite

Larvae in a silken tube over the ground, from there feeding on the lowest parts of the plant. Pupation in the tube.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius; Genista anglica, germanica, sagittalis, tinctoria; ? Laburnum anagyroides; Lembotropis nigricans; Ononis spinosa subsp. procurrens.

phenology

Generally bivoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Fiumi (2018a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 12.iv.2021