Pempelia genistella (Duponchel, 1836)

gorse knot-horn

on Genista, Ulex

parasite

Larvae and pupae in a dense web among the branches.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista corsica, scorpius; Ulex europaeus, minor, parviflorus subsp. eriocladus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

Pictures on Lepiforum.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2020).

mod 7.i.2020