Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apotomis capreana

Apotomis capreana (Hübner, 1817)

sallow marble, sallow apotomis moth

on Salix


Initially the larvae feed on the buds; later the live in a leave folded with spinning.

host plants

Salicaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Salix caprea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

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


Olethreutes capreana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Dantart (2010b), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 15.iii.2020