Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene rhediella

Pammene rhediella (Clerck, 1759)

fruitlet-mining tortrix

on woody Rosaceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the fruits.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus laevigata; Malus domestica; Prunus cerasus, domestica & subsp. insititia; Pyrus communis; Sorbus torminalis.

Several sources also mention Cornus sanguinea (Cornaceae).

phenology

Umivoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 16.xii.2019