Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apotomis semifasciana

Apotomis semifasciana (Hawoth, 1811)

short-barred marble

on Salix

parasite

Young larvae in the catkins, later among spun leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, caprea, x fragilis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Body green with three darker length lines; head and prothoracic plate yellowish green; anal plate inconspicuous; pinacula concolorous with body; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Argyroploce, Olethreutes, semifasciana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 15.iii.2020