Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lobesia occidentis

Lobesia occidentis Falkovitsh, 1970

spurge marble

on Euphorbia

parasite

The larvae bore in a stem, after having loosely spun together the terminal leaves,

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia amygdaloides, esula, paralias.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Lobesiodes occidentis.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Buschmann (2014a), Hancock & Bland (2015b).

Last modified 17.i.2020