Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
mainly on woody Rosaceae
England, Norfolk, Downham-Market, 10.vi.2023 © Rob Edmunds (to lure)
at another angle
The larvae make galleries below the bark, preferably in cankerous or galled branches or branches that have been wounded mechanically. Pupation in the gallery, in a cocoon.
Rosaceae, Maloideae,, narrowly oligophagous
But according to some authors also Hippophaë rhamnoides.
The larva generally lives for two years.
distribution within Europe
Larva and pupa are extensively described by Bąkowski.
Mainly in old, neglected, apple trees.
Aistleitner (2004a), Bachelard (2014a), Bąkowski (2013b), Bąkowski, Celadyn, Hołowiński & Zajda (2011a), Bartsch (1992a), Bartsch & Pühringer (2005a), Bella, Bartsch & Laštůvka (2017a), Buhr (1964b), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Kusdas & Reichl (eds, 1974a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a), Mifsud, Farrugia & Sammut (2003a), Predovnik (2018a), Sage (2005a).