Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)

hawaiian beet webworm, spinach moth, maize moth

mainly on Amaranthaceae

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Amaranthus caudatus, hybridus, retroflexus; Atriplex; Beta; Chenopodium; Glycine max; Gossypium; Plocama pendula; Spinacia oleracea; Tamarix canariensis; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

synonyms

Hymenia, Spilomena, recurvalis.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2009a), Lepiforum (2020), Murria Beltrán (2008a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

mod 3.iii.2020