Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apomyelois ceratoniae

Apomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller, 1839)

locust bean moth, carob moth, pomegranate fruit moth, blunt-winged knot-horn

parasite

Larva on fleshy fruits, both fresh and dried.

host plants

polyphagous

Castanea sativa; Ceratonia siliqua; Citrus; Ficus carica; Juglans regia; Phoenix dactylifera; Pistacia vera; Prunus dulcis; Punica granatum; Solanum linnaeanum; Tamarix africana; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

predators

Eupelmus vladimiri.

synonyms

Ectomyelois ceratoniae; Merulempista ragonoti (Rothschild, 1913).

references

Fusu (2o17a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a) , Ylla, MaciĆ  & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 24.iv.2022