Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ostrinia palustralis

Ostrinia palustralis (Hübner, 1796)

on Rumex

parasite

the larva bores in the stem and rhizome.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosella, aquaticus, hydrolapathum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as full grown larva in the plant.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Lepiforum (2019), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütz (2015a), Šumpich (2011a).

Last modified 23.xii.2019