Rhodophaea formosa (Haworth, 1811)

beautiful knot-horn

on Calluna, Ulmus

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves or shoots.

host plants

restricted polyphagous

Calluna vulgaris; Ulmus minor.

Surprising but well-documented combination.

phenology

Hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Pempelia, Salebria, formosa.

references

Corley, Merckx, Marabuto ao (2013a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Šumpich & Vítek (2014a).

mod 16.i.2020