Ptycholoma lecheana (Linnaeus, 1758)

brindled tortrix

polyphagous on woody plants

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Abies; Acer; Crataegus; Fagus; Fraxinus; Larix; Malus; Picea; Populus; Prunus avium, cerasus, padus, spinosa; Quercus; Ribes nigrum; Salix; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia; Ulmus minor.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body dorsally dark green to grey, mostly conspicuous pinacula; pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cacoecia lecheana.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

mod 12.xi.2019