Tortricodes alternella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

winter shade

polyphagous on woody plants

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Betula; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana; Crataegus; Hippophae rhamnoides;Prunus spinosa; Quercus; Tilia; Ulmus minor.

phenology

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body ventrally whitish, dorsally reddish brown with three narrow whitish length lines; head dark brown, often with paler spots; prothoracic plate light brown, laterally dark brown; pinacula yellowish white; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cheimatophila, Tortricodes, tortricella (Hübner, 1796).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Swatschek (1958a).

mod 5.xi.2019