Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epinotia cruciana

Epinotia cruciana (Linnaeus, 1761)

willow tortrix

on Salix

parasite

Larvae in spun young leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, repens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.

synonyms

Steganoptycha cruciana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2020), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 16.ii.2020