Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Duponchelia fovealis

Duponchelia fovealis Zeller, 1847

european pepper moth, southern european marshland pyralid

on herbs

parasite

Larvae in a web at the base of the plant.

host plants

polyphagous

Anemone; Arachis hypogaea; Atriplex prostrata; Begonia; Brassica; Capsicum annuum; Codiaeum; Cyclamen; Euphorbia pulcherrima; Fragaria ananassa; Frankenia laevis; Gerbera;Hedera helix; Impatiens; Kalanchoe blossfeldiana; Pelargonium; Rhododendron; Sambucus; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

notes

A pest in greenhouses and ornamental crops.

references

Efil, Efil & Atay (2011a), Fiumi (2018a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huisman & Koster (1995a), Koren& Kulijer (2020a), Kravchenko, Poltavsky, Segerer, ao (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Nel & Nel (2000a), Patočka (2001c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Rogard (2013a), Stark & Buchner (2016a), Triberti, Longo Turri, Adami & Zanetti (2017a).

Last modified 12.vi.2021