Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia amplana

Cydia amplana (Hübner, 1800)

vagrant piercer, rusty oak moth

polyphagous

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: occupied acorn

Quercus robur, Hungary, Kimle, 13.viii.2019 © László Érsek: occupied acorn

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: larva

opened acord with larva

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: larva

larva

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: larva

head, frontal

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: larva

thorax, ventraal

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: larva

prolegs

Cydia amplana on Quercus robur: vacated acorn

vacated acorn

parasite

The larvae bore in the seeds.

host plants

Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana; Fagus sylvatica; Juglans; Quercus ilex, petraea subsp. iberica, robur.

phenology

The cycle takes two years,

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Picture on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Carpocapsa, Laspeyresia, amplana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman & Koster (1994a, 1999a), Karisch & Pinzari (2010a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Szabóky & Csóka (2010a), Wimmer (1997a).

Last modified 24.v.2021