Eudemis profundana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

diamond-back marble

on Quercus (etc.?)

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus robur.

References to other trees (in particular Rosaceae) perhaps apply to Eudemis porphyrana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni. The description of the larva by Swatschek was based on material originating from Malus domestica!

synonyms

Olethreutes profundana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

mod 17.iii.2020