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; Olea europaea; Ribes; Rosmarinus officinalis; Viburnum lantana; Vitis vinifera; Ziziphus jujuba.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Ioriatti ao, Gilligan 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), Gilligan, Epstein, Passoa, ao (2011a), 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), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Viejo Montesinos, González Granados & Gómez de Aizpurua (2014a).

Last modified 24.v.2021