Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita internana

Grapholita internana (Guenée, 1845)

dark gorse piercer

on Ulex

parasite

Larvae in the pods.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ulex europaeus.

phenology

Univoltine; the larva hibernates in a cocoon either in the pod of among the leaves.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body in the end reddish; head brown; prothoracic plate yellow to brownish, often darkly margined; anal plate brownish; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cydia, Laspeyresia, internana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 26.xi.2019