Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epinotia signatana

Epinotia signatana (Douglas, 1845)

black-brindled bell

on Prunus

parasite

Larvae in a spun leaf.

host plants

Rosaceae, ? oligophagous

? Crataegus; Malus sylvestris; Prunus avium, cerasus, padus, spinosa.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

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

synonyms

Steganoptycha signatana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 7.ii.2020