Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ortholepis betulae

Ortholepis betulae (Goeze, 1778)

birch knot-hotn

on Betula

parasite

Larvae between spun leaves and catkins.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as half-grown larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Lepiforum.

references

Lepiforum (2021), Vávra (2016a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 28.i.2021