Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lobesia botrana

Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

european vine moth

polyphagous

parasite

The larvae spin the inflorescence together and bore into the fruits.

host plants

Berberis vulgaris; Clematis vitalba; Cornus sanguinea; Daphne gnidium; Hedera helix; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera; Ribes; Viburnum lantana; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Ioriatti ao, Patočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.

synonyms

Polychrosis botrana.

notes

together with Eupoecilia ambiguella an important pest in viticulture.

references

Abd El-Monsef Ahmed Ibrahim (2004a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Ioriatti, Lucchi & Varela (2012a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a), Torres-Vila, McMinn, Rodríguez-Molina ao (2006a).

Last modified 8.ii.2021