Epinotia festivana (Hübner, 1799)

on Quercus

gall

the larva bores in a young shoot and causes a distinct swelling.The gall cannot be distinguished from that of Stenolechia gemmella. That species is much more widely distributed, especially towards the north.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus x hispanica, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

Pelatea festivana.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a) Szőcs (1977a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 28.viii.2018