Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita janthinana

Grapholita janthinana (Duponchel, 1843)

pale-bordered piercer, hawthorn leafroller

on Crataegus, etc.

parasite

The larva spins a few berries together, then bores itself in, feeding on the pericarp.

host plants

Rosaceae, ± monophagous

Crataegus.

Rarely Cotoneaster; Mespilus germanica; Sorbus.

phenology

Univoltine; the larva hibernates in a cocoon under loose bark etc.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cydia, Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, janthinana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1984a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020