Exapate congelatella (Clerck, 1759)

autumnal shade

broadly polyphagous

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Anthriscus; Berberis; Calluna; Chaerophyllum; Crataegus; Erica; Fragaria; Ligustrum; Malus; Myrica; Prunus spinosa; Quercus;Rhamnus cathartica; Ribes; Rubus; Salix; Syringa; Ulmus;
Vaccinium.

phenology

Univoltine;hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body light green with two whitish subdorsal length lines (sometimes colour brownish between these lines); head mottled light brown; prothoracic plate pale green with fine dark markings; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

mod 5.xi.2019