Argyroploce lediana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lepidoptera, Tortricidae

on Rhododedron

gall

the larva lives among the flowers and young leaves but prior to the hibernation, bores into a young shoot where some swelling may occur.

hostplants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Rhododedron tomenentosum (= Ledum palustre).

references

Buhr (1964).

13/05/2014

mod 28.vi.2017