Neosphaleroptera nubilana (Hübner, 1799)

deep brown shade

on Crataegus, Malus, Prunus, etc.

parasite

Larvae among sun young leaves

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus; Malus domestica; Prunus armeniaca, domestica, spinosa; Pyrus communis.

References to Betula need confirmation.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body light green; head light brown; prothoracic plate light brown, hind margin often with dark brown spots; pinacula concolorous; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni

synonyms

Cnephasia nubilana.

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