Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita pallifrontana

Grapholita pallifrontana Lienig & Zeller, 1846

liquorice piercer

on Astragalus

parasite

Larvae in the pods.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva in a cocoon in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body whitish (shortly before pupation carmin red); head yellowish brown; prothoracic plate dark brown; anal plate brownish; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Cydia, Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, pallifrontana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 31.i.2020